varnishncsa outage

Jean-Baptiste Quenot jbq at
Wed Sep 7 21:33:35 CEST 2011

2011/9/6 Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at>:
> Can you please capture varnishlog from a request which causes the crash?
> The backtrace above does unfortunately not help me.

I'm sorry I can't afford to crash varnishncsa anymore.  My boss is
getting angry with holes in the monitoring graphs.

> | Please find attached a patch that checks for mandatory fields.
> | Curiously the code was there but disabled.
> That code isn't correct with user-specifiable fields, so it should
> probably just be removed.

What do you mean with user-specifiable fields?  Since I did that
change (and the broken header patch) varnishncsa did not crash at all.

All the best,
Jean-Baptiste Quenot

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