best way to not cache large files?
checker at d6.com
Tue Mar 15 08:42:46 CET 2011
Yeah, I think if I can't do it Right (which I define as checking the
file size in the vcl), then I'm just going to make blah.com/uncached/*
be uncached. I don't want to transfer it once just to throw it away.
On 2011/03/15 00:40, Martin Boer wrote:
> I've been reading this discussion and imho the most elegant way to do it
> is to have a upload directory X and 2 download directories Y and Z with
> a script in between that decides whether it's cacheable and move the
> file to Y or uncacheable and put it in Z.
> All the other solutions mentioned in between are far more intelligent
> and much more likely to backfire in some way or another.
> Just my 2 cents.
> On 03/13/2011 05:28 AM, Chris Hecker wrote:
>> I have a 400mb file that I just want apache to serve. What's the best
>> way to do this? I can put it in a directory and tell varnish not to
>> cache stuff that matches that dir, but I'd rather just make a general
>> rule that varnish should ignore >=20mb files or whatever.
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