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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
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 01:58:05 GMT
See discard_request_body in http_protocol.c. ... unfortunately it looks to
only be called by default_handler() and not die(). 

Dean

On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> Is this fixed in the 1.2.5 sources already in the tree?  'cause this
> sounds like a bug that Roy fixed.  Roy's fix is in 1.3 as well. 
> 
> Dean
> 
> On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> > 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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