How to remove a single object from the cache

From: Simon Bryan <>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 08:34:32 +1000

Is it possible to remove a single object from the cache? My problem was that
I have a small text file which is scrolled on my home page. Yesterday when I
updated it, Squid kept serving the old one from the cache, even though there
was a new one. I changed the config file to not cache that particualr file, or
my site and reset squid, but it persisited. In desperation I deleted and re-built
the cache and the problem went away. I had deleted my browser cache, but
this had no effect.
The original entry in the log was a
whilst subsequent attempts were

I guess I needd to know why Squid did not fetch the new copy as well.


Simon Bryan          
Information Technology Manager
OLMC Parramatta
Received on Wed Apr 28 1999 - 16:21:05 MDT

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