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From Cliffano Subagio <cliff...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: large replication URL
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:00:54 GMT
Hi Jens,

It's an older Bluecoat SG.

Btw, I found this line on RFC 2616 re proxy and URI length support (party
like it's 1999 :p)

      Note: Servers ought to be cautious about depending on URI lengths
      above 255 bytes, because some older client or proxy
      implementations might not properly support these lengths.



On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Jens Alfke <jens@couchbase.com> wrote:

>
> On Jun 17, 2013, at 5:12 PM, Cliffano Subagio <cliffano@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I have a CouchDB database which replicates from npm registry and I notice
> > that the replication URL can get large due to the revisions array in
> > atts_since parameter, to a point that its too large that the proxy I'm
> > using doesn't let the GET request through.
>
> That URL is only 6273 bytes long; I wouldn’t expect a proxy to reject it.
> Do you know what type of proxy server this is?
>
> (I have an interest in this as I’m the main author of a CouchDB-compatible
> database, which has its own heuristics for how long to let such a URL get.)
>
> —Jens

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