Dealing with large unwanted objects

Per Buer perbu at
Sat Oct 30 09:48:25 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Mark Moseley <moseleymark at> wrote:
> Yup, that's what I was afraid of. 'pipe' doesn't work in vcl_fetch and
> it'd be too late anyway.

Sure, the object will be stored - but if you set it to a non-cachable
object in vcl_fetch the memory will be freed immediately and although
you'll chuck the object a couple of seconds before you'd otherwise
would overall you'll be OK.

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