Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Sep 5 23:04:58 CEST 2007

In message <46DF128E.9040002 at>, Jeff writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> I'm not sure we know exactly how we want to handle it.
>> One option is to let people rewrite in vcl_error() and restart the
>> transaction with the (presumably) new url.
>Would that be difficult?  In such a case, I gather the guru would hang 
>around to meditate on double-faults, thus avoiding loops?

The plan is to have a "max restarts per request" parameter to break
such loops.

>> putting some relevant in-line C code in your VCL
>> file is probably your best bet.
>> This is intentionally not well documented, but cases like this is
>> what it is intended for.
>> The syntax is:
>> 	C{
>> 	whatever you want
>> 	}C
>I will take a look at this, but since it is intentionally not well 
>documented, I am likely to have follow-up questions. :-)

I'm sure :-)

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