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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: why does ap_invoke_handler init input filters?
Date Tue, 12 Sep 2006 10:09:55 GMT
If I went to all that trouble to give a line number below, I should
probably mention that I'm looking at the 2.2.3 release.  Sorry for not
mentioning that the first time around.

Issac Goldstand wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I've been trying to solve my confusion on the exact order of hooks and
> filters being invoked inside an HTTP request, and was wondering why
> ap_invoke_filter_init(r->input_filters) is called inside of
> ap_invoke_handler (server/config.c:338) ?
>
> I can understand initializing output filters at this point, but input
> filters that want to work with the request headers would have been
> inserted at the create_request hook (and invoked by the time we got to
> post_read_request and the quick-handler, let alone the response
> handler), so what are we really trying to initialize at this point?
>
> Thanks for the insight,
>   Issac
>   

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