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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Subrequests reading bodies?
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2002 00:16:13 GMT
On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 02:46:40PM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> Is it permissible for a subrequest (r->main != NULL) to read
> input data from the client?
> My current thought is only the original request can do that.
> Am I right or am I wrong?  -- justin

You might end up doing an "internal redirect" or somesuch to a subrequest to
have it process the thing. In which case, it is perfectly acceptable for
that guy to read the body.

The basic story is that if you "run" a subrequest, then it can (and probably
*should*) consume the body. If you mere prepare a subrequest (so that you
can look at the status of that prep), then it should absolute *not* read the


Greg Stein,

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