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From Graham Leggett <>
Subject Re: mod_proxy Cache-Control: no-cache=<directive> support Apache1.3
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2002 18:14:57 GMT
Bill Stoddard wrote:

> Haven't thought this through, but there is at least one complicated case to consider
> handle correctly.  If the backend is chunking a response back to the proxy and that
> response exceeds the size the proxy is allowed to cache, then the proxy would need to
> abort the caching, send the partial cached file, cleanup that file, then continue reading
> from the backend. And would we want to make this behaviour configurable? Are there
> practicle (non-contrived) cases where it is unacceptable to defer sending bytes to the
> client?

In the default design (I dunno if this has been changed) only responses
with content-lengths were able to be cached for this reason.

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