Using Range requests with cached files

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Jun 16 14:06:16 CEST 2008

In message <48565658.6040500 at>, Per Buer writes:

>>> Hello,
>>> how does varnish handle Range request?
>> "not at all"
>Wouldn't range requests "just work" with a proper implementation of Vary: ?

No, Range is orthogonal to Vary (which we fully support for quite some
time already).

It's not a big deal to support Range, it just hasn't made the 2.0 list.

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