# ETagPlug

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This plug generates shallow [ETags](

Shallow means that it uses the whole response to generate the ETag and does not care about the specific content of each response. It is not context sensitive. For a deep (speak context sensitive) generation of ETags you can take a look at [Phoenix ETag](

## Installation

The plug can be installed by adding `etag_plug` to your list of dependencies in `mix.exs`:

def deps do
    {:etag_plug, "~> 1.0.0"}

Documentation can be found at: [](

# Usage

You can simply use the plug without any configuration, it then defaults to the configuration as specified in the "Configuration" section.

plug ETag.Plug

You can also provide a number of options, see the "Configuration" section for details.

plug ETag.Plug,
  generator: MyCustomGenerator,
  methods: ["GET", "HEAD"],
  status_codes: [:ok, 201, :not_modified]

## Configuration

A full configuration equal to the defaults could look like this:

config :etag_plug,
  generator: ETag.Generator.SHA1,
  methods: ["GET"],
  status_codes: [200]

Each of these options is explained in detail below.

### `generator`

Expects a module implementing the `ETag.Generator` behaviour. The plug ships with a number of "default" generators:

- `ETag.Generator.MD5`
- `ETag.Generator.SHA1`
- `ETag.Generator.SHA512`

__Default__: `Application.get_env(:etag_plug, :generator, ETag.Generator.SHA1)`

### `methods`

Expects a list of strings, describing the HTTP methods for which ETags should be generated and evaluated.

__Default__: `Application.get_env(:etag_plug, :methods, ["GET"])`

### `status_codes`

Expects an enumerable of integers (or status atoms) which define the statuses for which ETags should be handled and generated.

__Default__: `Application.get_env(:etag_plug, :status_codes, [200])`