[squid-users] external helper

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Thu Mar 5 10:37:08 UTC 2020

On 5/03/20 11:26 pm, Vieri wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a perl helper script in Squid, and I've migrating to Squid 4 from Squid 3. It seems that there's an extra field in the string Squid passes to the helper program.
> I'd like to know what the character "-" means at the end of the passed string as in this message:
> external_acl.cc(1085) Start: externalAclLookup: will wait for the result of 'http www.fltk.org 80 / -' in 'bllookup' (ch=0x5633eaab2118).

It means the 'acl' line in squid.conf did not contain any value to pass
as extra parameter(s) to that helper lookup.



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