default.vcl insufficient

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Dec 5 20:01:58 CET 2008

In message <F4CF88D3-1BB0-4690-9757-1C2EF69F8C8E at>, Tim Kientzle wri

>   "# Start Varnish by typing: varnishd -f /etc/varnish/default.vcl"
>Which clearly doesn't actually work.

This is wrong and should be fixed.  The default VCL does not contain
any backend specifications, as we have no idea where to find the
users backend.

THe default.vcl is actually compiled in, and need not be provided,
a simple backend specification is all that is necessary.

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