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From Cliff Woolley <jwool...@virginia.edu>
Subject Re: C-L or T-E: chunked for proxied request bodies
Date Sat, 01 Jan 2005 23:00:48 GMT
On Sat, 1 Jan 2005, Roy T.Fielding wrote:

> On Jan 1, 2005, at 1:38 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > Apache 1.3 does not support chunked request bodies.  (All 2.x GA
> > releases
> > do though.)  So, that factors very much in the reason that I don't
> > think
> > we should send chunks by default: all requests  to 1.3.x would receive
> > some 4xx (413??) error if we tried to pass chunks.  -- justin
>
> Umm, yes it does support chunked request bodies -- I wrote that code
> long before 2.0 even started.  Only the CGI module doesn't support it
> because CGI depends on knowing the length in advance.

Exactly... it definitely does support chunked request bodies.  Remember
CVE-2002-0392?

--Cliff

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