[varnish] Re: [varnish] renaming varnish concepts...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jan 28 12:31:55 CET 2009

In message <79A2CE8A-A135-4542-9C8C-1F4327FED5F2 at digitalmarbles.com>, Ricardo N
ewbery writes:

>Sorry, I'm still unclear...
>Right now, doesn't purge_url also "ban" all Varys?

Yes, but they won't be dealt with until they take a catch-hit.  The
idea is to deal with them all once we find the first one.

>If so, then why would it matter whether a PURGE request resulted in a  
>real "purge" or a "ban"?

It would get things out of the system faster.

This may not make a big difference to most sites, but very interactive
sites can have a LOT of purges going on.

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