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From Cliffano Subagio <cliff...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: large replication URL
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:19:19 GMT
Hi Jens,

Specific version: Blue Coat SG510 Series, Version: SGOS 6.2.10.3, Release
id: 90684 Proxy Edition
HTH.



On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Cliffano Subagio <cliffano@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Jens,
>
> It's an older Bluecoat SG.
>
> Btw, I found this line on RFC 2616 re proxy and URI length support (party
> like it's 1999 :p)
>
>       Note: Servers ought to be cautious about depending on URI lengths
>       above 255 bytes, because some older client or proxy
>       implementations might not properly support these lengths.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Jens Alfke <jens@couchbase.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jun 17, 2013, at 5:12 PM, Cliffano Subagio <cliffano@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I have a CouchDB database which replicates from npm registry and I
>> notice
>> > that the replication URL can get large due to the revisions array in
>> > atts_since parameter, to a point that its too large that the proxy I'm
>> > using doesn't let the GET request through.
>>
>> That URL is only 6273 bytes long; I wouldn’t expect a proxy to reject it.
>> Do you know what type of proxy server this is?
>>
>> (I have an interest in this as I’m the main author of a
>> CouchDB-compatible database, which has its own heuristics for how long to
>> let such a URL get.)
>>
>> —Jens
>
>
>

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