Re: [SQU] cache digest negative hits and caching

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 14:29:43 -0700 (MST)

On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Chris DeCenzo wrote:

> Hi.
> I notice that when I have a false cache hit among my sibling caches, the
> page ultimately fetched from the origin web server is not cached.
> In other words:
> - client sends request to first cache.
> - first cache deduces from cache digest that page sits on second cache.
> - first cache places request to second cache.
> - second cache returns MISS.
> - first cache places request to origin web server.
> - first cache returns response from origin web server to client.
> - first cache does not cache this response.
> Regarding the last step, why would the first cache not cache this response?
> Is this by design?
> I am using Squid 2.3 stable 3 build with cache digests enabled. My Squid
> caches are all siblings to one another (ie. no parents), and I would prefer
> not to turn on miss_access among my sibling caches.

It shouldn't be happening that way. Are you sure its not an isolated
case? Maybe the page is uncachable for some other reason?

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