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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: protocol/1399: MISE 4.0 POST, then 401 Unauth, then second POST with good uname/pwd, garbage data in logs and (sometimes) garbled request (fwd)
Date Wed, 12 Nov 1997 01:48:44 GMT
On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> Hmm.  Apache isn't eating the request body when it returns a 401, causing
> the below problem...

Ok, the reason that this is only a problem with HTTP/1.1 is that
in HTTP/1.0 we don't have a content-length for the body of the 401,
so the logic closes the connection.  In HTTP/1.1, it is chunked so
we don't close it, so we end up reading the POST body as part of the
next request.

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