[Project_owners] Unwanted update manifest (update.rdf) caching

Alex Eng ateng at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jul 22 15:25:57 EDT 2006


Brian King wrote:
> Alex Eng wrote:
> 
>> I've tried your suggestion above, but I get an XML parsing error ("xml 
>> declaration not at start of external entity") when I either try to 
>> update my extension or load update.rdf directly in the browser.
>>
>> I tried setting the variable $local_conf_mime_types = ON in the 
>> local.conf file for my project - but that had no effect.
> 
> I believe the best solution is for the web server to serve up the (RDF) 
> files with the no-cachhe directive:
> 
> header("Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate");
> 
> Do you know what server is being hit for your updates?
> 
> Related reading:
> http://www.websiteoptimization.com/speed/tweak/cache/
> 

The update manifest for my extension, Clippings, resides on the Mozdev 
site for my project.


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