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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
Subject Re: BUFF and the proxy. :-(
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2000 19:21:58 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> > It doesn't work.  I started looking at creating a BUFF-lite, but all the
> > really hairy stuff is still in there, life charset
> > translation.  ARGH!  Let's start by putting BUFF-lite in the proxy, and
> > see if we can come up with a better solution later.
> With the stripping of the cache into it's own separate module, this
> simplifies mod_proxy into a dead simple straight through pipe that does
> nothing other than forward the request from the front client to the back
> server - could this not be an approach in the meantime, so that no
> "BUFF-like" functionality is needed at all...?
Yes, in fact this works well as part of the proxy development process,
so the caching filter can be done and tested separately. The include and
protocol filters are the essential part at the moment.
Chuck Murcko
Topsail Group

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