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Fixed #13405 -- Removed the recommendation for the use of cmemcache. …

…Thanks to danielr for the report.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@13105 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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Russell Keith-Magee authored May 06, 2010

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  1. 25  docs/topics/cache.txt
25  docs/topics/cache.txt
@@ -67,22 +67,15 @@ fast interface for adding, retrieving and deleting arbitrary data in the cache.
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 All data is stored directly in memory, so there's no overhead of database or
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 filesystem usage.
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-After installing Memcached itself, you'll need to install the Memcached Python
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-bindings, which are not bundled with Django directly. Two versions of this are
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-available. Choose and install *one* of the following modules:
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-
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-    * The fastest available option is a module called ``cmemcache``, available
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-      at http://gijsbert.org/cmemcache/ .
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-
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-    * If you can't install ``cmemcache``, you can install ``python-memcached``,
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-      available at ftp://ftp.tummy.com/pub/python-memcached/ . If that URL is
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-      no longer valid, just go to the Memcached Web site
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-      (http://www.danga.com/memcached/) and get the Python bindings from the
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-      "Client APIs" section.
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-.. versionadded:: 1.0
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-    The ``cmemcache`` option is new in 1.0. Previously, only
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-    ``python-memcached`` was supported.
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+After installing Memcached itself, you'll need to install
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+``python-memcached``, which provides Python bindings to Memcached.
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+This is available at ftp://ftp.tummy.com/pub/python-memcached/
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+.. versionchanged:: 1.2
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+    In Django 1.0 and 1.1, you could also use ``cmemcache`` as a binding.
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+    However, support for this library was deprecated in 1.2 due to
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+    a lack of maintenence on the ``cmemcache`` library itself. Support for
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+    ``cmemcache`` will be removed completely in Django 1.4.
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 To use Memcached with Django, set ``CACHE_BACKEND`` to
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 ``memcached://ip:port/``, where ``ip`` is the IP address of the Memcached

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