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From Doug MacEachern <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Reverse proxy and authentication
Date Wed, 19 May 1999 05:46:09 GMT
On Sun, 16 May 1999, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> p.s. I think the problem is that r->proxyreq is overloaded -- it's being
> used as both a note to the core that the request is being handled by an
> HTTP/1.0 proxy, *and* being used as a note from mod_proxy to itself that
> it is in fact handling the request.  The second can be solved some other
> way -- no other module gets its own private field in request_rec. 

well, mod_perl uses it too, proxy modules written in Perl can decide
to handle a proxy request if $r->proxyreq() returns true.


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