Varnish Dirty Caching

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Jul 3 11:28:55 CEST 2007

Christoph <varnish at> writes:
> So what is dirty caching and why use it? Think of a very unreliable
> backend. If varnish can't reach it's backend, it will simply return
> the last content it has (even if the content is stale). That way i can
> cover hickups.

It's on our list for 2.0, and will probably hit trunk in late July.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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