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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: Serious bug in Apache/Navigator
Date Wed, 28 Aug 1996 13:48:01 GMT
This may explain why I have had some servers go haywire in the past
few days, spinning and chewing up CPU.


> >> Can we add this patch which sends out the Expires if it has been set?
> >> 
> >> It doesn't matter if mod_expires is used or not, or if Expires is computed
> >> by another module.
> >
> >Seems reasonable. +1.
> 
> It's needed, but it didn't help me :-(
> 
> Netscape (3.0 final) totally ignores the new expiration date and
> happily sits there pounding on the server for more "304 Not modified"
> responses as the gif twirls.
> 
> 
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:17 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:20 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:23 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:26 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:29 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:32 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:35 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> localhost - - [27/Aug/1996:19:41:38 +0100] "GET /xyz.gif HTTP/1.0" 304 -
> 
> The "Expires" time that Navigator reports in "View-Info" never changes,
> but the Expiration time is always changing to be 5 minutes into the
> future.
> 
> 
> Get "127.0.0.1/xyz.gif"
> 
> HTTP/1.0 304 Not Modified
> Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 18:43:03 GMT
> Server: Apache/1.2-dev
> ETag: "19bc5-27a3-0"
> Expires: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 18:48:03 GMT
> Connection: close
> 
> Get "127.0.0.1/xyz.gif"
> 
> HTTP/1.0 304 Not Modified
> Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 18:44:16 GMT
> Server: Apache/1.2-dev
> ETag: "19bc5-27a3-0"
> Expires: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 18:49:16 GMT
> Connection: close
> 
> 
> Time for a bug report to Netscape.
> 
> 
> 
> rob




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