[squid-users] header_access rep_header info from A. Jeffries

From: A. W. <vac2012_at_verkaufszentrum.de>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:51:30 +0100

Hi all,

in Jan 2009 Amos Jeffries wrote for Squid 3.0-STABLE12 why rep_header
Cookie: gives error "clear_logged_in_user_cookie' ACL is used but there
is no HTTP reply -- not matching"


"Squid checks to see whether something is allowed to be cached at the
time it is requested. Not when the reply is already coming back.
Seems daft yes, but thats the way its currently done.

Which means until someone gets time or money to clean that up, you can
only use request or connection information in the cache ACLs.


To my understanding then, all the function that rely on a reply-Header
didn't work at that moment - correct?

Is this only for the caching mechanism or also for the delivery to the

Does any newer or older Version handle rep_header correctly?
is there any Windows Version handling this correctly?

Thanks a lot.

Received on Wed Nov 28 2012 - 09:51:42 MST

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