Old thread: Cache for non-cookie users and fresh for cookie users

Andrew Alexeev andrew at nginx.com
Fri Feb 10 15:27:36 UTC 2012

On Feb 10, 2012, at 7:05 PM, António P. P. Almeida wrote:

> On 10 Fev 2012 14h45 WET, nginxyz at mail.ru wrote:
>> [..]
>> You've been going on about this for two days now, but you still
>> haven't managed to explain HOW you check whether the
>> content has changed. It's obvious you do know the content
>> has changed, but without sharing the details on how and
>> where the content on the backend is updated, you can't
>> expect a more specific solution.
> Why all this? The default behavior is for POSTed requests never to be
> cached.
> http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpProxyModule#proxy_cache_methods
> http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpFcgiModule#fastcgi_cache_methods
> BTW: Valentin, Maxim, Igor, Andrei, et al

Right, thanks for spotting this one. We're currently working on sync'ing it up it all up and making the entire thing less confusing.

> The proxy_cache_methods and fastcgi_cache_methods are missing on the
> official docs at http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_proxy_module.html
> and http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_fastcgi_module.html
> respectively.
> --- appa

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