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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_config.c http_core.c http_protocol.c
Date Tue, 11 Aug 1998 03:15:00 GMT

On Mon, 10 Aug 1998, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> >> We just had this discussion yesterday, and now everybody changes
> >> their minds?
> >
> >I don't recall discussing this.  I certainly never said anything either
> >way about run-time configurable limits.
> Jim suggested it.  Someone else repeated his suggestion.  I said that
> was the plan.  Six hours later I fixed it that way.  I was the only person
> who ever expressed *any* desire for runtime configurability prior to
> this morning.  I was the only person who committed a working version.

I don't understand why you removed configurability though... 

> Do you want me to back out all the changes of the weekend?  The only
> compile-time functionality I added was the limit on number of request
> fields -- the others were already controlled by HUGE_STRING_LENGTH.

No I'd like limits in, and I'd like the max number of headers configurable
-- because there's no limit currently (similar for request body, but
that's already dealt with).  I was aware of the line length limitation. 


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