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From Brian Akins <>
Subject Re: 2.2 mod_http_proxy and "partial" pages
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 17:22:18 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> Our mod_cache will abort the response if the connection to the original
> client is aborted for whatever reason.  So, I'm doubtful the scenario you
> describe would happen to our mod_cache.  (See mod_disk_cache.c:1013.)

Cool. yep that would help me.

> There *might* be a breakage if the server aborted it's half of the
> connection partway through the response.  I don't have the time to fully
> look at the code, but there might be a code path that does so.  -- justin

 From what I can tell, stock proxy and cache is vulnerable to that.

On a side note, I would like to aggressively attach the performance 
issues I have with stock mod_cache.  I will hopefully give more details 
after I figure out what to do about this situation.

Brian Akins
Lead Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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