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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <...@en.muc.de>
Subject Re: ProxyRemote and mod_negotiation.c ?!
Date Wed, 17 Jul 1996 10:16:07 GMT
On 17 Jul 1996 03:14:57 +0200 in en.lists.apache-new-httpd you wrote:

> > > If mod_negotation then gets fired on the rewritten URI (during
> > > fixups and before the mod_proxy handler fires), I'd sort of expect this.
> > 
> > > [..]
> > > >     if (strncmp(r->filename, "proxy:", 6) == 0)
> > > >         return DECLINED;
> > > [..]
> > 
> > Ok, I expect this problem too! Because the problem _is_ there!  But the main
> > question is not if we expect this problem. The main question is, how should
> > you fix this! E.g. by hack as above? Or by a better solution.
> > 
> Yes, I'd say bowing out of the processing gracefully is the way to handle
> this, since this request isn't being handled on the local server, and since
> Ben and others have expresed the opinion that proxy requests will be
> treated essentially transparently as we move towards HTTP 1.1, at least
> from the standpoint of rewriting, canonicalizing, etc.

> Mod_proxy itself does this in proxy_fixup().

Ok, then one of the core members (or at least one who has access to the CVS
source tree) should add the above two lines to mod_negotiation.c! I'm not one
of these guys...

Greetings,
                                        Ralf S. Engelschall    
                                        rse@en.muc.de
                                        http://www.muc.de/~rse

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