Checking for purge prevents caching

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Mar 28 09:45:33 CEST 2007

Anton Stonor <stonorn at> writes:
> At first glance that kind of works. When somebody hits <ctrl>-F5 the
> page gets purged and I get my custom error message.
> However suddenly the page is not served from the cache _at all_. That
> is unless I just hit F5, _then_ I get a cached page. Hitting F5 sends
> this request header in Firefox:
> Cache-Control: max-age=0
> I don't send any caching headers on the backend if that matters, just
> relying on the default Varnish fallback to 120 sec.
> Any ideas?

Hard to tell without logs...

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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