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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Regarding 1.3.19...
Date Fri, 23 Feb 2001 17:05:32 GMT
Dietz, Phil E. wrote:
> 
> I have a simple patch that allows Admins to control if the default_handler
> should make ETags with the inode or not.
> 
> The patch allows client-side image-caching (aka server gives 304s) to take
> place if the web farm has > 1 unit.
> 
> As you know, since rsync'ed files never share the same inode, ETags are
> always different for each round robin requests to a web farm.
> (and since the ETag is different, 304s are not sent out).
> 
> I've been waiting for 1.3.17 to be released on ftp.apache.org before I
> release it.
> Please consider this change before releasing 1.3.19.
> Patch to come this weekend.
> 

Sounds good... This would effect NFS as well AFAIK.
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