feature request cache refresh

Rob S rtshilston at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 09:22:46 CET 2010

Martin Boer wrote:
> I would like to see the following feature in varnish;
> during the grace period varnish will serve requests from the cache but 
> simultaniously does a backend request and stores the new object.
This would also be of interest to us.  I'm not sure if it's best to have 
a parameter to vary the behaviour of 'grace', or to have an additional 
parameter for "max age of stale content to serve".
> If anyone has a workable workaround to achieve the same results I'm very 
> interested.


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