Varnish 2.0.3 consuming excessive memory

Darryl Dixon - Winterhouse Consulting darryl.dixon at
Tue Apr 14 21:37:16 CEST 2009

> | My understanding of using 'pass' in vcl_hit is that it causes the object
> | to be marked as 'hit for pass' and therefore is uncacheable from that
> | point onwards. In fact, pass'ing out of vcl_hit was what I used to do a
> | while ago, but it caused that exact behaviour (items would no longer be
> | cached by varnish) so I swapped it for purge_url...
> You can try setting obj.ttl = 0s and then restart in vcl_hit.  I believe
> that should work.

Thanks Tollef - I will try this today and report back.

Darryl Dixon
Winterhouse Consulting Ltd

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