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Request for clarification of inner working of Addressable cache and download behaviours

Discussion in 'Addressables' started by adbourdages, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. adbourdages

    adbourdages

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    Hiya,

    It would be awfully nice to have more control over the Addressable download/caching/loading. Right now it feels like a magic box. Here are a few things I'm running into that I would like to be able to properly handle. All those use cases are a variation on:
    • there is a new version of the remote bundle available (dnloadSize>0)
    • there may be a previous version of the same bundle in the cache
    • I might want to load from the cache instead of downloading

    Here we go:
    • can I load from cache instead of downloading (in the case a new version of the remote bundle is available)?
    • what happens if a download fails due to poor connection but there is a previous version of the bundle in the cache?
    • can I tell if a bundle is in the cache when it shows a dnloadSize>0
    • how long does a bundle stay in the cache?
    • under which condition does a bundle gets removed from the cache?

    With my current understanding of Addressables, that data/functionality doesn't exist. Yet I feel they are necessary before Addressables can be used in complex released product. Am I missing something?
     
    Fangh and Redtail87 like this.
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