Re: [squid-users] location_rewrite_program in 3.1

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 21:48:19 +0000

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:49:03 -0600, Dan Johansson
<> wrote:
>> On 11/22/2010 06:27 PM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
>>> eCAP could do it as a workaround. Technically with squid focus on not
>>> altering requests itself this is theoretically the correct way to do
>>> long-term plans are to port location_rewrite eventually unless someone
>>> comes up with a fast eCAP plugin for it.
>> Can eCAP intercept 30x redirects? I have worked with ICAP and as far
>> as I could tell, that did not intercept 30x redirect responses (maybe
>> I missed something?). If it does I could certainly see it working, and
>> something that would be much easier to implement and maintain.
> As a followup it appear that I did miss something. ICAP does indeed
> handle 30x redirects, for some reason I couldnt figure it out before.
> Anyway, it will work for what we need, it wont be as high performance as

> having a module built into squid.

*e*CAP would be better. It is loaded internal to Squid fro better
performance and can be plugged into an c-icap server if needed separately.

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