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From Gary Benson <>
Subject Re: POST with no data
Date Wed, 11 Sep 2002 10:24:21 GMT
On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 05:55:27PM +0100, Gary Benson wrote:

> I've been trying to write some tests and have been trying to send POST
> requests with no body.  It seems that Apache::TestRequest::POST only
> adds a Content-Length when the length of the content is nonzero, so
> attempts to 'POST "/foo/bar", ""' result in a 411 Length Required from
> httpd.
> I'm not nearly good enough with Perl to work out where POST is defined;
> can anyone point me in the direction of what I need to change to cause a
> content-length to be added to all POST requests?

So I eventually managed to make a workaround for this (attached).  I'm
still not sure if httpd-test is the correct place for the fix or whether
I should be fixing LWP so I won't commit it.


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