varnish node without gcc

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi at
Mon Jun 15 13:24:41 UTC 2020

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 12:29 PM <info+varnish at> wrote:
> Hi,
> is it possible to compile the final merged vcl configuration in a pre
> step and then pushing it to the frontend nodes? So, no vcl config and
> gcc on the frontend. Just a bin blob and a restart of the service.

It is technically possible to pass a blob around, but Varnish insists
on compiling VCL locally.

> Can this "compile while restart" activity splitted into to seprated
> ones? Is that possible?

There is no restart involved, VCL is meant to be loadable on the fly.


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