Varnish 4.1.4 - MAIN.n_gunzip counter increasing for every MAIN.backend_req

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi at
Thu Jan 19 09:41:01 CET 2017

On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Vlad Rusu <vlad.rusu at> wrote:
> Thanks a lot Dridi!


We discussed this with the core team during last bug wash, and we'll
try to fix that the best we can.

> That makes sense :)
> To answer your 2nd question, I would have liked to see this documented as
> follows:
> - in
> the n_gunzip section (i.e. includes the.. )

A new counter for test gunzip will be introduced in the next major release.

> - in the Gzip tag
> section

I will see to that separately, I think it will simply refer to the
counter's documentation once it lands. So that the canonical
description of test gunzip is found in one place.

> - and here..

I'm not touching that, it's a bit like a piece of Varnish history:
what phk had to say (in this case about gzip) when he wrote that. I
don't think we maintain the "random outbursts" besides typos.

> Thanks for your hard work on this cool product guys!

Thanks for your help!


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