Degraded operation

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Sep 12 19:14:12 CEST 2007

In message <ujrir6f3jkw.fsf at>, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Dag-Erling_Sm=F8rg
rav?= writes:
>"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at> writes:

>The rest of my
>proposal is still valid: vcl_hit() still needs to be able to make a
>decision about using the existing object or replacing it, vcl_miss()
>still needs to be split in two, etc.

I don't agree.

We can just allow vcl_hit() to issue a miss action (ie: "sorry can't
use this hit") and go directly to vcl_miss(), just like we can go
to vcl_pass() already.

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