ESI objects hang for HTTP/1.0 clients

Eden Li eden at
Wed Dec 3 21:09:11 CET 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <180e6a10812031154wcfb577cxe7af56c852de244 at>, "Eden Li
> " writes:
>>On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
>>> Check that the parameter backend_http11 is set to "on"
>>It wasn't set, but the results were the same after I set it to "on".
>>I also tried setting client_http11 to "on", but still saw the same
>>If I set the backend to return non-XML formatted data or if I set
>>esi_syntax to "2", it seems to fix this (e.g. there's no delay).
>>Is this setting required if we expect to deliver XML data to HTTP/1.0 clients?
> backend_http11 should probably be on always these days.

OK.  Should esi_syntax always be set to 2 as well?

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