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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: dev question: apreq 2 as a filter?
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2002 02:51:48 GMT
Stas Bekman <> writes:


> As mentioned before, I'd rather wait before httpd-dev decides how they
> want apreq to be in order to accept it.

Agreed, but I don't think it hurts anything to *discuss* potential
implications of a filter based approach.  FWIW, I think filters
are a non-starter if it means that a +100MB file upload will balloon
the httpd process size by +100MB.


> Joe, see my preliminary diagrams/explanations at 

Thanks Stas, I'll take a look.

> The point is that you don't need to relinquish control since you never 
> take it in first place, think of a passive filter and read my perl 
> implementation of MyApache::FilterSnoop, which perfectly shows how this 
> works:


Joe Schaefer

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