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From Dean Gaudet <>
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 08:29:59 GMT
But isn't the only "correct" way to read client input via your routines in
http_protocol.c?  get_client_block()  or something like that?  If so, then
why don't we know how to finish things off? 


On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > See discard_request_body in http_protocol.c. ... unfortunately it looks to
> > only be called by default_handler() and not die(). 
> And generally, we can't. Because we have no way really of knowing if
> the POST request has been read, not read, or partially read by the
> module before it returns an error.
> I thought that Apache doesn't keep alive any error messages that came
> from a request with an entity, for this reason. Maybe I'm remembering
> incorrectly.
> -- Alexei Kosut <>

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