Re: Problem with old pages

From: Balint Nagy Endre <>
Date: Sat, 6 Jul 1996 08:51:42 +0200 (MET DST)

> writes:
> >Second: If I get the page from my neighbor, does my squid give a new
> >TTL from scratch or does he see the remaining TTL from the neigbor?
> >If not and I think it is the reality - 2 neighbors could produce a ever
> >living page.
Duane Wessels:
> Hello Guenther,
> You are absolutely right, this is a serious bug. I'm embarassed that
> I didn't think of it before.
> Well, there's a few ways we can fix this.
> 1. Never cache any objects with no Last-Modified or Expires.
> You can already do this in your config. We could also make it the
> default behaviour.
the right thing to do.
> 2. Never cache any objects from siblings (and parents?) with no
> Last-Modified or Expires.
the right thing to do.
> 3. Modify Squid to add its own Expires line if needed.
in no case! Squid may add squid-expires or something like that, but the expires
line (if any) must come from the origin server.

Andrew. (Endre Balint Nagy) <>
Received on Fri Jul 05 1996 - 23:58:05 MDT

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