varnish changes HEAD to GET on backend request

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Apr 14 18:36:05 CEST 2010

In message <1271262157.28720.110.camel at oasis>, Taylan Develioglu writes:

>Always performing a GET puts unnecessary load on the backend in our
>situation and creates objects cached by varnish that never are

In that case, just always pass the HEAD requests.


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