Re: Download time issue: Squid 2.6

From: Tsantilas Christos <>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 08:52:22 +0200

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> With the Squid-2 ICAP client still being somewhat experimental I do not
> consider it a good idea to use in combination with Squid-2.6.STABLE. I
> would very much prefer if people uses Squid-2.HEAD + icap if they need
> that functionality, and knowing that their Squid version is experimental
> and not a STABLE version.

I agree.
> The recent bug reports is further evidence that this position is
> reasonable. Several people coming yelling about Squid-2.6.STABLE
> insability, not mentioning (or maybe not even realizing) that they have
> applied significant experimental patches to their Squid version.
Yes this is true...

>> Does make sense to create the icap-patch as a file and upload it to web
>> site? I think it is not bad idea to allow people to use it with squid26
>> if they want it. Which is your advice?
> Sure. Always makes sense to publish stable versions, but only if there
> is a will to support them. If you do I would recommend changing the
> Squid version number in to reflect the ICAP patch release
> version to reduce confusion.

The true is that I do not want to give a lot of time for squid26 icap
patch now. Maybe I will make an icap patch for squid26 if people
continue asking about it.
I must update the icap record at projects page. I will do it this evening...
> So the remaining question is if you agree with what I say above, or if
> you think squid2-icap should be maintained relative to Squid-2.6 as
> well.

Fully agree. Thanks!

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