Re: Ranting on ipcache bogosity

From: Jonathan Larmour <>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 12:21:59 +0100

At 16:34 22/08/96 -0600, Chris Fedde wrote:
>It seems to me that squid does not do what was intended. Applications
>like telnet, ftp, netscape and most others try each address in the
>returned set in sequence till conection is established or the
>address set is exhusted. Squid does not seem to do this. Instaid
>it returns a failed status to the client when the first address
>connect attempt fails. I have not seen any hint of a fix for this
>in the release notes yet. Neither have I acheived a good understanding

Could it maybe just use a Round Robin mechanism like Bind? Then at least if
the user presses Reload, then there is an increased chance of it now working.

Jonathan L.
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Received on Fri Aug 23 1996 - 04:24:21 MDT

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