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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: [PATCH] bugfix for byterange filter
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2001 17:59:26 GMT
rbb@covalent.net wrote:

> Quick question, is the proxy handling byte-range, or is the up-stream
> server handling it?  If the proxy module is handling it, then I believe
> that the answer is to stop having the proxy handle it.  If the up-stream
> server is doing the work, then +1 for this patch.

The proxy is a simple gateway - it passes whatever it gets to the
backend, and passes whatever reply back to the browser as is without
modification - through the byterange filter. As a result should a
backend server handle the range request, Apache will try to do it as
well, resulting in a range of a range.

Where the proxy will need to handle range requests is to support REST in
the ftp module. This is how I found the problem.

Regards,
Graham
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