Re: Squid 2.0 Patch 2 - Traffic and resource counters

From: Steven Sporen <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 11:36:08 +0002

> Duane Wessels wrote:
> > Historically, Squid's default behaviour has been to continue
> > downloading after a client abort. You could change the
> > behaviour with the quick_abort options.
> Which brings us back to the question: Is this a reasonable default
> behaviour?
> I beleive that it is not. The default should be to abort as soon as all
> active clients have aborted, and if one wants to allow Squid to continue
> downloading objects after the last client has aborted then the
> administrator should be required to configure the quick_abort limits in
> squid.conf.
> I can't think of a single situation where unrestricted continuation of
> downloads are a wanted feature, but a large number of situations when it
> is not.

Many a time I've used my cache to download files offline using the feature.
By hitting the file... logging off and logging on later I was saved the online
  Steve |
Received on Wed Oct 21 1998 - 03:35:52 MDT

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