Re: [squid-users] rep_mime_type, http_reply_access and external_acl

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 13:24:48 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Christoph Haas wrote:

> Unfortunately there seem to be problems still using rep_mime_header and
> external_acl. Hendrik once said (2003-08-10 06:50:55 PST/Re: [squid-users]
> external_acl and http_reply_access) that "external acl methods is not suitable
> for use in http_reply_access as http_reply_access can not wait for any external
> lookups to complete".


> How could I use both authorization groups and mime-type reply filtering?

It MAY work if you evaluate the same acl in http_access, but there is no
guarantees. Even if it does seem to work there is still races when the ttl
of the lookup expires.

> Would I need to run 3.0? Is it stable enough? How much has changed?

Squid-3.0 is not yet ready for production use.

Squid-3.0 does support external lookups in http_reply_access.

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