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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
Subject Re: [STATUS] Saturday April 5, 11:59pm PST
Date Mon, 07 Apr 1997 01:22:35 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> 1.2b8 status as of Sat Apr 05 23:59 PST 1997
> 
>   * Committed since 1.2b7:
> 
>     * HP MPE/iX fixes
>     * replace bcopy with memmove for ANSIfriendliness
>     * UXP/DS(V20) port
>     * MachTen fine tuning
>     * PR#186: Make declaration of add_env_variable agree with definiton.
>     * PR#210: Missing semicolon.
>     * Correctly handle Swedish filenames
>     * buff.c header include fixes
>     * create_argv() fixes
>     * remove cleanups from bpushfd()
>     * help avoid virtual host confusion
>     * PR#40: include path_info for error when file doesn't exist
>     * PR#59: os/2: allow for cgi files without the .EXE extension
>     * missing header_parser slots in modules
>     * PR#146, PR#187: is_url() not HTTP/1.1 conformant
>     * log long headers in case it is an attack
>     * PR#194: ErrorDocument broken due to an optimization in 1.2b7
>     * PR#190: Reduced IdentityCheck timeout to 30 seconds
>     * PR#160: invoke_handler() doesn't handle mime arguments
>     * memory management goof in alloc.c
>     * support/Makefile.tmpl and LIBS
>     * deal with long hostnames at gethostname() call
>     * clear memory allocated for listeners
>     * PR#212: improved handling of ip addresses in VirtualHost
>     * mod_neg iso-8859-1 fixup and other cleanups
>     * workaround a compiler bug that causes sunos 4.x to panic
>     * don't count starting servers as idle
>     * document dangers of "UserDir ./" and need to protect <Directory />
>     * problem with proper per-connection counting
>     * infinite loop with trailing slash and type map
>     * vhost error log not set when initialized
>     * improved modules/Makefile generation
>     * PR#234,143: per_dir_config incorrectly set for name-based vhosts
>     * tighten email on anonymous logging
>     * big header table sending and persistence fixes
>     * garbage_coll() not called in proxy if filsystem full
>     * PR#105: continue after DNS errors and document vhosts better
>     * errno cleanup
>     * "make clean" bombs if no subdirectory modules are used
>     * iso-8859-1 selected even if other acceptable
>     * handle multiple Configurations without warning
>     * bug reporting changes
>     * use shmget on linux
>     * PR#246: AuthAuthoritative goofup
>     * mod_rewrite 3.0.2
>     * PR#276: host port changed to unsigned short
>     * PR#122: Dean's wild-guess patch for 3 second CGI problem
>     * Correct status when POSTing to bad URL, proxy to origin (ends FAQ)
>     * mod_negotiation: not copying headers, and more memory fixes
>     * broken modules/Makefile (again)
>     * NO_LINGCLOSE defined for SunOS
>     * broken modules/Makefile (one more time..)
>     * Brian Moore's FIX to stuck children with proxy
>     * Fix more timeout sillyness
>     * timeout fixes for the proxy
> 
> Plan
> ====
> 
>   * Roy wants to tarball 1.2b8 this Sunday, for release on Monday,
>     since it looks like nobody has time to work on it next week anyway.
> 
>   * WWW6 BOF, Tuesday 8pm at Santa Clara Convention Center, Ballroom A/B
> 
> Agenda for 1.2b8-dev
> ====================
> 
> Patches available:
> 
>   * Dean's [PATCH] table_do has improper prototype
>         Status: Roy asked for changes, but it would be nice to get the
>                 interface right before the release.
> 
>   * Doug MacEachern's [PATCH] merge dbm auth configs
>         Status: The question is, should we be merging auth configs?
> 
>   * Dean's [PATCH] sub_req_lookup_simple bug fixes take 2
>         sub_req_lookup_simple is bogus, it creates a subrequest which shares
>         structures with the parent, which could be modified during type_checker
>         or run_fixups.  Removing it would be a performance penalty in mod_dir
>         and mod_negotiation.
>         Status: +1 Dean
> 
>   * Petr Lampa's [PATCH] mod_dir redirect&negotiation problems
>         If subrequest returns redirect or not acceptable, copy headers
>         and return immediately.
> 
>   * Petr Lampa's [PATCH] mod_negotiation update for
>     " big header table sending..."
> 
>   * Ken's [PATCH] {take 2} including dump location in error_log
>         Status: +1 Ken
> 
> Showstoppers with no patches yet:
> 
>   * redirect of index file causes SEGV [Marc]
>         Status: have a way to stop the core dump, but that doesn't make
>         it work properly.
>         See also: <Pine.BSF.3.91.970210204402.12197B-100000@localhost.imdb.com>
> 
>   * PR#214: access control for proxy appears to be broken
>         Status: Chuck is working on a patch
>                 [Was this fixed by changing the example in docs?]
> 
This was indeed the problem, now that I've gotten time to retest it.
I'll send mail to those who have reported it as a bug.
-- 
chuck
Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA
chuck@topsail.org

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