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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 50948] Connection not closed when CGI dies waiting for POST data
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2011 08:38:33 GMT

Joe Orton <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #2 from Joe Orton <> 2011-06-24 08:38:33 UTC ---
mod_cgi does not discover the child has died until it reads or writes from the
child's stdout or stdin respectively.  If the client is sending a body, mod_cgi
will not write to the stdin until it reads a block from the client.  So, this
is expected behaviour, sorry.  (It is a design constraint with httpd filters
that it is not possible to wait for I/O across {client connection, pipes to

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