Soliciting input on the ban lurker

Andreas Plesner Jacobsen apj at
Sun Nov 27 10:56:25 CET 2011

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 03:06:21PM -0500, Adam Denenberg wrote:

> does anyone have thoughts on this.  The statement "don't know about
> the ban lurker,
> and write 100% req-based ban. (In part due
>  to the presence of ban.url and ban_url)" to me means people will be
> issuing "ban" commands and not realizing they wont work b/c the ban needs
> to happen on the obj and not the req.

They'll work just fine, they just won't be processed by the ban lurker.

> Are there any strategies to this other than some of the workarounds posted
> (setting headers and and then storing the req.url in obj.url in vcl_recv)

No. (And there's no obj.url, but we get the picture)


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