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From Stuart Children <>
Subject Re: ProxyErrorOverride and redirects (PR 39245)
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2007 12:23:57 GMT

Joe Orton wrote:
> The original code did only override >= 400 responses, but was broken as 
> described in PR 20183.  That was changed to override all >= 300 
> responses as what looks like a mis-guided attempt to fix PR 22951, which 
> was probably really just PR 20183 in disguise:
> the original bug, PR 20183, was later fixed:
> but I confess to missing the preceding 400->300 change at the time.  
> That leads to what is in trunk/2.2.

Interesting history - thanks.

> I agree that the intended behaviour of the original code was intuitively 
> correct, only >= 400 errors should be overriden, and adding 
> configuration foo to try to maintain "compatibility" is adding 
> complexity to cover up a screw-up.  Nobody actually *wants* 3xx errors 
> to be overrided here, it makes no sense.

Quite. Are you happy with then? It's my 
patch from the bug I closed as a dupe of 39245. I've just checked it 
still applies cleanly to current trunk.


Stuart Children

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