Keeping object in cache regardless of max-age
blake.crosby at cbc.ca
Wed Apr 10 15:02:34 CEST 2013
Thanks for the link. This helps.
I'm going to put my vote in for this to be at least discussed at next
months User Group meeting. I just took a look through the list archives,
and it seems like I'm not the only one looking for this functionality :)
On 10/04/2013 02:41, Anders Daljord Morken wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 1:15 AM, Blake Crosby <blake.crosby at cbc.ca
> <mailto:blake.crosby at cbc.ca>> wrote:
> Is it possible for Varnish to keep the object in cache past its TTL
> and if a future request is made for that object (which is now expired)
> that varnish will issue a If-Modified-Since (IMS) request. If the
> origin returns a 304 Not-Modified Varnish will serve the object from
> cache and reset the TTL counter?
> Possible, well, sort of. Some work has been made on this, but it hasn't
> been merged into mainline, let alone released.
> https://www.varnish-cache.org/trac/wiki/BackendConditionalRequests for
> more information. The Varnish devs may have more information, but I
> don't think we can expect a timeline commitment yet.
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