On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 Jim_Brouse/PYT@PASCUAYAQUITRIBE.ORG wrote:

> Does squid try to go out and update webpages that users frequently visit,
> like if I visit www.kernel.org in the morning will it keep checking whether
> it has an up to date page even if a user is not requesting that site or
> does squid only update it cache when users request a particular site?

Squid checks for updates only if/when there is a request for the object.