Please help testing gzip code in Varnish

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Jan 25 23:07:50 CET 2011

In message <AANLkTim4nZoPxucFL=bzSq8-ej+gQ5TLmJYYL8_dso_T at>, Bedi
s 9 writes:

>I just wonder why the second request is a MISS while the gzipped
>object is already in memory.

It souldn't have been.

The normal cause is cookies, by default varnish does not cache
anything that comes with cookies, since we don't know what they

>Can't Varnish use it to deliver a gunzipped object?

Yes, that's the entire point.

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