Re : No Forwarding / URL syntax

From: Gatt, Noel <>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 07:36:02 -0600

Further to my previous queries, here is what I managed to do :

1. As per your suggestions, I switched to 1.1.18 and made a build with
   It seems to work fine for URLs containing illegal syntax such as

2. The forwarding issue seems to be resolved by configuring a
passthrough_proxy for methods other than GETs. It seems that
    Squid always assumes that GET is the only cacheable method and
therefore other methods don't get routed via the
    neighbour selection algorithm but need a seperate designated proxy.
Otherwise there would be a direct fetch attempt. At
    least this is what I think is happening without actually having
browsed the code. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Thanks to all those who sent their feedback

Noel Gatt

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Received on Tue Nov 18 1997 - 05:39:27 MST

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