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Re: Expires: headers for Packages.gz, Sources.gz

On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 08:23:29PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > to the appropriate config block(s).  This would allow caches to be very
> > accurate about the freshness of their copies of these files.
> You do know that APT already sends the client side version of this header
> that forces an IMS check on the proxy .. 

Yes, but Squid (for example) will not forward an IMS request to the server if
the cached object is fresh.

 - mdz

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