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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: cache: the store_body interface
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 12:31:32 GMT
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 02:11:47PM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> On Tue, October 31, 2006 2:02 pm, Joe Orton wrote:
> 
> > Being able to determine writability from the output filter chain means
> > redesigning the output filtering interface, there is nothing simple
> > about it at all.
> 
> This seems to me an exaggeration - pulling apart ap_core_output_filter(),
> all it would involve is exposing otherwise private data in a formal
> function.

To determine writability of the output filter chain is not as simple as 
exposing writability of the socket.  An output filter may block on 
writes because it is blocked on a read from the (writable) socket, this 
happens with SSL for example.

joe


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