Purging contents

Audun Ytterdal audun at ytterdal.net
Wed Jan 21 14:08:29 CET 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> In message <75cf5800901210319j1a2741bdp171bdffad920b6df at mail.gmail.com>, Paras
> Fadte writes:
>>Does  it mean that 200 code doesn't have any relation to the object
>>being  or not being there  in the cache ? Does it only mean then that
>>the purge command was successfully executed ?
> It only means that the purge was succesfully added to the list of
> purges.
> The way purges work in varnish is that we have a list of purge
> commands which gets checked against the objects on demand, in
> other words, when you have a cache hit, the purges that have
> come in since the last time this object was hit will be checked
> to make sure we can still deliver it.
> We do not start walking, the possibly several million, objects
> in the cache every time you use the purge command.

Does that mean that vcl_miss in this part of the documentation never
would be run?

Audun Ytterdal

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