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From Jess Holle <>
Subject Re: AddOutputFilterByType oddness
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2004 20:11:05 GMT
If I understand this correctly this is a necessity for 
mod_proxy/mod_proxy_ajp to replace mod_jk else this would be a 
significant regression from mod_jk (wherein this issue was fixed last 
year as I recall).

Jess Holle

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> --On Tuesday, August 24, 2004 12:20 PM +0200 Graham Leggett 
> <> wrote:
>> Putting on an end user hat I see no reason why AddOutputFilterByType
>> shouldn't do exactly what it says it does.
> I believe it has more to do with mod_proxy than the filter design.  No 
> one, at the time we added AddOutputFilterByType, wanted to rewrite 
> mod_proxy to be knowledgeable about filters.
> Ultimately, all that is needed is a call to ap_set_content_type() 
> before any bytes are written to the client to get 
> AddOutputFilterByType to work. Perhaps with the recent momentum behind 
> mod_proxy work, someone could investigate that and get mod_proxy 
> fixed.  -- justin

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