feature request cache refresh

Rob S rtshilston at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 11:53:16 CET 2010

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> That is why grace is split in two.
> You have obj.grace and req.grace, and the minimum of the two is what
> governs grace mode.
Thanks for the clarification.  I'll do some experimenting, then update 
the documentation at http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/wiki/Performance
>> If grace stays as it is, then I'd like to have the ability for that 
>> "first client who requests content after expiry" to get stale content, 
>> and have a parallel process update the cached content.
> Yes, and since it is my birthday, I'll wish for a pony as well :-)

I hope you have an extra nice day, and that you get some time to relax 
and do things you want!  Best wishes for the year ahead, and thank you 
for your hard work on Varnish.

> Doing grace the way we did was relatively simple, doing it the way
> it really should work is not, so that improvement is somewhere in
> the queue.

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