Richard Kearsley Richard.Kearsley at
Mon Apr 25 06:22:23 MSD 2011

Thanks, I already set "proxy_cache_use_stale updating"
But what if the file is completely new..? there is no stale file to serve

-----Original Message-----
From: Ryan Malayter [mailto:malayter at] 
Sent: 25 April 2011 03:12
To: nginx at
Subject: Re: proxy_cache

On Sunday, April 24, 2011, Richard Kearsley <Richard.Kearsley at> wrote:
> Is there a way to know if a file has been cached/is currently being downloaded to cache without requesting the file?
> I.e. can I query the cache table somehow?
> I am trying to stop new files being written multiple times

proxy_cache_use_stale updating;


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