Truncated URLs in log

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Sep 28 10:36:27 CEST 2007

In message <ujrlkasmk95.fsf at>, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Dag-Erling_Sm=F8rg
rav?= writes:
>Trond Michelsen <trondmm-varnish at> writes:
>> Hi. Is it possible to configure varnishncsa so that it doesn't
>> truncate URLs at 256 characters?
>The limitation is not in varnishncsa, but in the shared memory log
>format.  We use only one byte to store the length of the log record.

If this is a problem, we should just change the binary shmlog format,
it's not a big issue.

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