Re: squid ip cache or local named?

From: Ming Lu <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 14:51:11 -0500 (EST)

Your patch? for which version?



On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Michael Pelletier wrote:

->On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Dirk Vleugels wrote:
->> does anyone what's the better solution: Using squid's ip caching
->> or installing a local named 8.1.1 ?
->With my connection-retry patch, I get an extremely high IP cache hit rate.
->Out of 1,012,439 requests so far, I have 9,545 misses.
->This is due to the fact that if a site is not reachable or refuses a
->connection, it is not purged from the cache but rather marked "BAD", so
->that it can be retried later if necessary. The only way an address drops
->out of the cache is if its TTL expires.
-> -Mike Pelletier.

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