Upload Buffering and x-sendfile

Trey Long trey at propeller.com
Mon Apr 21 16:20:22 CEST 2008

On Apr 21, 2008, at 1:42 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

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

Are there plans to offer uploading as well? Since that is the normally  
the slower part of the experience.

>> 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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