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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: CL for Proxy Requests
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2001 21:24:08 GMT
On Friday 30 November 2001 01:17 pm, Graham Leggett wrote:
> Ian Holsman wrote:
> > Yes.. I was on vaction at the time
> > we also use the same feature danny asked for (a hook pre-proxy request)
> > We're there any objections to adding the hook?
>
> If what can be done with a hook can be done with a filter instead, we
> should rather add the add-a-filter to the backend capability.
>
> A lot of work has gone into removing proxy-specific features in favour
> of generic features that can be used to solve the same problems that the
> proxy-specific features solved.
>
> What would be useful though is a hook in the proxy that mirrors the
> fixup phase, but for the backend connection. This can be used to change
> request headers (this was discussed before).

The point is to remove more proxy specific stuff.  You can't add a filter to the
back-end connection right now.  That is a big bug.

Ryan

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