Reloading default.vcl

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Jun 30 23:54:01 CEST 2008

In message <A5F6E7FC-A98A-43C6-B7A6-97CDD7555720 at>, Skye Poier Nott writes
>Is it possible to reload /usr/local/etc/varnish/default.vcl without  
> From the docs it looks like one way to do this would be through the  
>telnet interface:
>vcl.load some-unique-name /usr/local/etc/varnish/default.vcl
>vcl.use some-unique-name
>each time the default.vcl is changed, unless there's reload option I  
>haven't found.


Afterwards you can
	vcl.discard old-unique-name

if you want to get rid of it.

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