Re: squid.conf

From: Dancer <>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 1998 18:47:32 +1000

Yes, send it a SIGHUP, or (if you have a pid file set in the squid.conf) run
'squid -k reconfigure'.

Oh...And read the manual :)


Kevin Greenwood wrote:

> I have a question, is it possible to make squid reread the squid.conf file?
> I have a small network at home which accesses the Internet through my
> linux box, with autodial via diald. The problem is if I specify my ISP's
> proxy-cache as a parent to squid, squid dails the network as soon as it
> starts, even with the -D command. To cure this I would like to have two
> squid.conf files one for offline,, and one for online,
> squid.conf.on; and have the correct file copied to the file squid.conf as
> pppd is brought up or closed; Then have squid reread the file everytime the
> inetrnet connection changes state.
> If anyone knows how make squid reread the squid.conf file I would realy
> appreciate their suggestions
> cheers
> Kevin
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> fax +61 7 4942 7043

Did you read the documentation AND the FAQ?
If not, I'll probably still answer your question, but my patience will
be limited, and you take the risk of sarcasm and ridicule.
Received on Sun Jan 25 1998 - 00:53:41 MST

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