Latest squid update

RW rwmaillists at
Mon May 3 13:30:22 UTC 2010

On Mon, 03 May 2010 10:37:29 +0200
Andrea Venturoli <ml at> wrote:

> Hello.
> UPDATING says:
> > 20100502:
> >   AFFECTS: users of www/squid*
> >   AUTHOR: miwi at
> >
> >   Starting with squid* the directory containing the default cache
> > and log directory was changed from $PREFIX/squid/ to /var/squid/.
> >

> AFAICT the parameter "cache_dir" should also be checked.
> Not so difficult to guess, but you might want to mention this one too.

And grep found netdb_filename too.

I don't see the point of this move. I can see a case for relocating the
files properly according to hier, and I can see a case for leaving it
where it is (/usr/local causes fewer hassles with partition
size). /var/squid seems to be the worst of both to me.

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