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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_proxy, oooled backend connections and the keep-alive race condition
Date Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:09:48 GMT

On Aug 2, 2013, at 11:21 AM, Eric Covener <> wrote:

>> I think this does not work for GET requests or request without a request body.
> Just re-read spec, you are right -- we are abusing this in a module as
> a sort of extended handshake even w/ no body, but not against
> heterogenous backends.

I think we current do the Right Thing and only use 100-continue on
the backend when we have a request with a body.

It would be ez to leverage is_socket_connected() and use
that as step 3.5 in mod_proxy_http.c's handler, and make
that configurable. All we'd have to do is expose is_socket_connected().
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