proxy_cache_purge for nginx/0.8.34

Piotr Sikora piotr.sikora at
Mon Mar 15 19:03:13 MSK 2010

> That is a dummy IP.

I cannot investigate your problem when you're giving me false data.

> I believe that, if cache file doesn't exist response is still 404.

Yes, it is.

> Wouldn't be helpful to return a message "cache file does not exists" 
> instead of a 404.

No, 404 is standard HTTP response code for "File Not Found" and it is 
exactly the response that any sane person would expect when "cached file" 
does not exist. There is no way that this is gonna change.

Best regards,
Piotr Sikora < piotr.sikora at >

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