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From Greg Ames <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/http http_request.c
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2002 20:08:38 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 03:41:51PM -0400, Cliff Woolley wrote:
> >
> > Somebody remind me why that ap_status_drops_conn call was added in the
> > first place?  It was a recent change, and seemed important at the time.
> Woah, woah, woah.  Please revert.
> If the status results in a dropped connection, we can't read the
> body because that status code means we don't trust the input.  This
> also means that the r->status code can not be the recursive code (which
> doesn't result in a dropped connection), but must remain the error
> that we just got in ap_die, so that we know that we're not supposed
> to read the body.  This is central to our 413 fixes.

We cannot tolerate infinite recursion if an ErrorDocument gets an error.  The if
statement I changed is how we detect this sort of recursive error.  Please take
a look at the backtrace I posted to, under the subject
"2.0.38-39 lockup problem ?".  

If we need to prevent reading the body for certain types of errors, we can't do
it at the expense of loosing our recursive error protection.


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