Using req/obj.grace to serve stale objects when backend fails

Per Buer perbu at
Sat Nov 8 12:16:39 CET 2008

Hi Jeff.

Jeff Anderson skrev:

> I've experimented with req/obj.grace set to a few hours so a site  
> can be served even if the backend fails.  For example, with the  
> backend down and when req/obj.grace is set to several hours I can  
> open a new browser and get a 503 if I try to open a known cached  
> (and graced) page.  

You're right. It shold be fixed. There is now a ticket (#369) on the matter.

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