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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] fix incorrect 304's responses when cache is unwritable
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2005 06:48:21 GMT
On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 05:38:40AM +0200, Plm, Rdiger, VIS wrote:
> In the case that you are caching a response from a backend app server or
> a cgi script I can imagine situations where one variant is 404 and another
> one is not. Dw also pointed that out.
> From my personal point of view we should keep them and let the next revalidation
> on them caused by a client decide whether they should be removed or not.

I guess I just don't buy that as a legitimate (and compliant) use case; but if
that's how some servers work, I guess.

So, that should mean that the code is fine as-is.

> Yes, I think we just need to remove the .vary subdirectory with all its subdirectories
> and files.

Right.  I think Paul mentioned that we also need to fix up htcacheclean to
remove the .vary subdirectories as well.  -- justin

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