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From Ian Holsman <>
Subject Re: request_rec question
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2001 14:35:51 GMT wrote:

>On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Brian Pane wrote:
>>Is there anything that actually uses the
>>headers_out or err_headers_out fields in
>>the request_rec that's created for a subrequest?
>>Anything written to these fields appears to
>>be discarded upon completion of the subrequest.
>>We could save a couple of apr_table_make calls
>>per subrequest if the httpd didn't have to
>>create these two tables.
>You can't save those calls, because that would require every module in the
>world to check to see if the table had been made before it tried to add
>something to it.  Remember that a sub-request goes through the same basic
>logic as a real request.

so should we fix the code so that the headers_out/err_headers_out of a 
subrequest gets merged into
the parents request?

>Ryan Bloom               
>Covalent Technologies

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