Varnish4 and variable access?

Andreas Plesner apj at
Tue Aug 4 08:02:55 CEST 2015

On Mon, Aug 03, 2015 at 01:28:56PM -0400, Jason Price wrote:
> 1: The Varnish Book (for v3) has this cool table:
> which indicates
> which variables are accessible in what ways in whatever subroutine you find
> yourself.   Is there an updated version for varnish 4?  I could

Don't know about the book, but it's not available in table form in the docs,
however man vcl has information on which variables are available where.

> 2: The varnish 3 to 4 guide says that "obj is now read-only. obj.last_use
> has been retired."  I'm doing some hacking of error messages in the new
> vcl_synth... what variable should I hack on there instead?  Previously it
> was obj.* (specifically obj.status and obj.response).  Is it now resp.* ?

Yes. obj.* is the cached object, resp.* is the response.


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