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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: bug with proxy TRACE? (fwd)
Date Fri, 21 Feb 1997 19:34:24 GMT
>On Fri, 21 Feb 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>
>> Responses from our proxy should be downgraded to 1.0 until it is a 1.1
>> proxy... 
>
>They are. The problem is that the proxy is not getting the TRACE
>request. It seems to be processed by the server itself - which is
>wrong, if it's a proxy request. Apache should be checking r->proxyreq
>before sending a trace response. If it's set, it should not send the
>trace response itself, but should let the proxy handle it (even if it
>fails, that's actually better than an incorrectly-send response by the
>server, because the client can then gracefully handle it somehow).
>
>I think originally, when I wrote the trace code, it did this, but Roy
>had it changed (and he recently changed it again, but I don't think that
>changed it), and apparently this got messed up somewhere.
>
>This should defenitely be fixed, because it makes Apache non-HTTP/1.1
>compliant.

Hey guys, I just fixed this yesterday.  Didn't you see the messages?

.....Roy

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