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From Ian Holsman <>
Subject Re: filtering huge request bodies (like 650MB files)
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2003 00:37:36 GMT
Cliff Woolley wrote:

> Which is exactly what is supposed to happen.
>>Obviously it's not how things work at the moment, as the memory is never
>>freed (which could probably be dealt with), but the real problem is that
>>no data will leave the server out before it was completely read in.
> Yes, that would be the real problem.  So somewhere there is a filter (or
> maybe the proxy itself) buffering the entire data stream before sending
> it.  That is a bug.

do the server's reply to you have a content-length header?
if so .. this is probably what is holding up the request in the server.

> --Cliff

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