Understanding the caching of Vary
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon May 23 08:57:37 CEST 2011
In message <BANLkTi=pDSL5StXRadNWAXRaPht6q8pyFQ at mail.gmail.com>, Simon Males writes:
>I've discovered mid migration to gzip (from no gzip) that assets where
>not being cached across different clients.
>Following the friendly Vary tutorial I managed to resolve that.
>But does this only cache gzip requesting clients. e.g. If non gzip
>requesting client such as curl made a request, that object would be
No, curl should get the cached gziped copy, but varnish will gunzip
it during delivery.
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