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From Luca Toscano <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Last-Modified header overridden
Date Mon, 30 May 2016 11:45:14 GMT
Hi Manuel!

2016-05-27 14:28 GMT+02:00 Vacelet, Manuel <>:

> Hi all,
> I got a weird behavior with apache 2.4.12 (from RHEL scl for that matter).
> I have a php application (behind fcgi/fpm) that sets Last-Modified header
> like:
> <?php header('Last-Modified: never');
> but when I curl the page, the header sent is:
> < Last-Modified: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
> When the date is correct in my php app, the returned value is OK but as
> soon as it's not RFC valid, it's modified.

I am probably missing some bits of information, but what is the use case to
send a HTTP response with a well known header not following the RFC? I
didn't check the code but I would expect httpd to enforce the RFC when
needed rather than simply returning what the backend issues.




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