[squid-users] TCP Fast open and squid4

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Fri Mar 6 14:54:43 UTC 2020

On 3/6/20 4:08 AM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> Squid is designed to open connections first (possibly a very long time)
> before data is sent. So fast-open would require a significant re-design
> of the task scheduling systems.
> IMO we would get better gains by simply re-ordering the tasks so
> connection opening operated in parallel to assembly of the outbound
> request. Anyone wanting to attempt that should get in touch via squid-dev.
 FWIW, I doubt that redesigning for "reordering" is better than
redesigning for the "fast open" support, but I very much agree that, if
anybody wants to work on one or the other, then this should be discussed
on squid-dev before starting the development.

Thank you,


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