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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: C-L or T-E: chunked for proxied request bodies
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2005 13:48:02 GMT
On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 15:28:54 -0500, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 11:31:36 -0800 (PST), Justin Erenkrantz
> <> wrote:
> > Turning on sendchunks by default is going to result in broken behavior on
> > all sorts of popular sites:
> I believe you, though there are plenty of chunks-are-beautiful
> scenarios as well.  Also, there is a limit to regression since new
> logic can preserve the existing C-L and stream the request body when
> there is no input filter.
> I don't mind greatly changing the pseudo-code I mentioned earlier to
> default to spooling the request body in order to compute the C-L.  The
> bulk of the logic should be able to handle either preference.  But I
> will add some logic to check if the client sent us chunks, in which
> case we'll send the origin server chunks as well.  (I really want to
> avoid the spooling if at all possible.)
> FWIW, it seems likely that I'll have a barely tested patch in the next 24 hours.

Here is current patch-in-progress.  I'd guess there many bugs.  I
don't mean to waste anyone's time with an in-progress mess, but any
comments on the current state would be very valuable.


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