Re: How to force cache to update entire website

From: John Cougar <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 1998 11:27:33 +1000 (EST)

On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, Jeff Madison wrote:

> I am running squid 1.2 beta 22 and have a quick question. How do I force
> the server to refresh a site that changes either once a day or many times a
> day. I know about the -m PURGE and -r options for the client but I need to
> know how to tell squid to update the entire web site. One site is
> for example. This site changes several times a day
> but the names of the files and graphics never change. I don't want to
> exclude this site from being cached because it is one of the more common
> sites for our users and is very slow when not cached. I need to know if
> there is a way to tell squid to refresh all objects in it's cache associated
> with the base URL of with out referencing every
> object individually.

You could try prefetching the site' contents with wget. wget will
recursively fetch a site to any depth and has oodles of options to play
with ...


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