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Re: Wrong setup.exe on

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 01:03:23PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 10:27:31AM -0700, Warren Young wrote:
>>On 2/9/2010 9:49 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>with the possible exception of updating the web site to allow hints
>>>that setup.exe shouldn't be cached
>>In the PTC spirit:
>>     <IfModule mod_expires.c>
>>         ExpiresActive On
>>         <FilesMatch "\.exe$">
>>             ExpiresDefault "now"
>>         </FilesMatch>
>>     </IfModule>
>Thanks Warren.  I appreciate the PTC.  This was already suggested here:
>I've implemented that suggestion.  Now, in theory, all of the proxies
>out there will not cache setup.exe.  That should reduce cygwin mailing
>list traffic at the expense of network traffic on and on the
>networks that the proxies serve.  I guess that's a good enough compromise
>although I suspect that we'll still hear from misconfigured proxies.
>Thanks to Steven for the original suggestion.

Btw, I did check the difference in http headers in the before/after
scenario and now see a new "Expires" field but I have no way of actually
checking this to see if it really does solve a problem.


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