Re: Large refresh list

From: Keith Heinemann <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 14:38:08 -0500 (EST)

> I've never tried that but I'd be interested in seeing a two step approach to
> "staling": if an object is "almost stale", than when requested, the cached
> object will be returned immediately (as if it was fresh), but a refresh will be
> initiated in the background (to make sure the served object was indeed fresh).
> The "almost stale" state could be defined implicitely as whatever fraction
> of your "refresh" setting. Or maybe a separate configuration directive
> could control it.
> Stefan

That would be an incredibly slick addition to squid. Or perhaps squid
could automatically start refreshing almost-stale objects based upon
their popularity, when utilization is low?

Received on Thu Oct 30 1997 - 11:44:06 MST

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