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Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/main http_protocol.c
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 15:24:36 GMT

> You didn't screw it up... I did :-)   Here I am talking about passing around
> a parameter saying "no more than this", yet I ask about unread input.
> hehe...
> I see two changes pending, at least:
> 1) Add an apr_size_t to the (input) filter function prototype
> 2) General policy for input filters is to return *no more* than requested.
>    If they have any excess, then it must be stored in their ctx somehow.

I am in the middle of implementing #1, and as a part of that I documented
#2.  There is nothing we can do for #2 to enforce it, but we don't really
have to either.  We have always allowed people to write incorrect modules,
they just don't work in the server.  :-)


Ryan Bloom               
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131

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