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From Evgeny Kotkov <>
Subject Re: Unbounded memory usage in mod_dav + mod_headers/mod_deflate/...
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:41:33 GMT
Christophe JAILLET <> writes:

> Hi,
> while looking at some memory consumption issue in mod_dav, you can also
> have a look at the proposed patches in :
> Definitively not the same approach, but the same goal.

Thanks for the link.  We had a lengthy discussion about the mod_dav's
memory usage during PROPFIND requests in svn-dev@ [1].

However, the problem I described in this thread is different, and it just
happens to have the same visible consequence.

What is probably more important, the dav_send_one_response() function
that has the flaw (see the proposed patch) *just* got promoted into a public
API, and will become the part of the next 2.4.x release [2].  So I prepared
the patch, assuming that it would be better to fix this before it becomes


Evgeny Kotkov

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