Re: [squid-users] RELEASE entries are missing in store.log

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 00:19:42 +0100

Dmitriy Dolgikh wrote:

> The FAQ states that each time a file goes to cache squid puts
> a string with SWAPOUT directive to the store.log file, and
> when an object is released squid puts RELEASE directive
> to the same file.


> I had squid running for a month with cache_dir set to be 2G.
> After I analysed my store.log and access.log all together.
> >From the access.log I have extracted all URLs requested only
> once during this month. Then I was finding for SWAPOUT and
> RELEASE directives for these URLs. And I've found that
> from 245232 URLs were released only 243!

Most RELEASE lines will not have the URL available. You need to match
the RELEASE lines with SWAPOUT on the swap file number, not the URL.

A few cache RELEASE lines will have a URL printed, but these are more of
an exception than the rule.

Henrik Nordström
Squid Hacker
Received on Wed Nov 28 2001 - 16:23:30 MST

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