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From Plüm, Rüdiger, Vodafone Group <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject RE: ProxyBlock question
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:55:27 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rainer Jung [mailto:
> Sent: Dienstag, 24. Juli 2012 09:40
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: ProxyBlock question
> 
> On 24.07.2012 08:58, Plüm, Rüdiger, Vodafone Group wrote:
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Joe Orton > Sent: Montag, 23. Juli 2012 22:06
> >> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: ProxyBlock question
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 03:41:19PM -0400, Eric Covener wrote:
> >>>> b) if it's not the desired behaviour, that's a lot more messy.
> >>>
> >>> I had assumed this was a bug in the checking but apparently never
> >>> brought it here correctly.
> >>
> >> Ah ha!  I hadn't checked the list archives, sorry - you did indeed
> post
> >> on this, and there's even a patch.  Thanks Eric, I will take a
> further
> >> look now.
> >
> > Thanks Joe. IMHO the current behaviour is a bug.
> 
> I also agree. The usefulness of the current behaviour is very limited
> whereas checking the request URL would be the expected behaviour.
> 
> The old post mentioned by Joe (2005) can be found at:
> 
> http://marc.info/?t=111446232900002&r=1&w=2

Thanks. The patch reminded me of a special situation where the patch might not be suitable:
If the forward proxy just forwards everything to the next proxy e.g. because it cannot do
DNS
lookups of the target URL's

Regards

Rüdiger

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