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From Brian Pane <>
Subject Re: HTTP Input header filter
Date Mon, 06 Jan 2003 23:37:32 GMT
Bill Stoddard wrote:

>Just a heads up in case anyone else is interested or is comtemplating working on
>I am rewriting much of the code called by ap_read_request to handle HTTP
>headers. Much of the function in rgetline_core, read_request_headers and
>get_mime_headers_core is being reimplemented in ap_http_headers_input_filter.
>My goals for the rewrite are to eliminate at least 1000 instructions from the
>mainline code path, improve readability and maintainability of the code and to
>make doing async/non-blocking network reads a bit easier to implement.  I hope
>to have something for review by the end of the week.

+1!  According to the last batch of profile data I looked at, this part
of the code is a prime candidate for optimization.  I'm happy to help
test/review the changes when they're ready.


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