Upload Buffering and x-sendfile

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 21 07:42:48 CEST 2008

In message <708382D6-63D8-4AE2-83B2-4872CAA2B536 at propeller.com>, Trey Long writ

>Does varnish support upload (and download) buffering?
>Since varnish handles all of the traffic going to and from my host I
>was wondering if it buffered the client when they were uploading a
>large post body or downloading a large portion of HTML.

Downloading: yes, we buffer.

Uploading: no, we don't.

>Does varnish support x-sendfile type responses?

Not at present, but it sounds like it could be useful, I'll add it
to the "post-2.0 ideas list".

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