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From Ian Holsman <I...@cnet.com>
Subject RE: apache 2.0 patch to force proxy to speak HTTP/1.0
Date Mon, 14 May 2001 00:42:50 GMT
it was the connection:close in the original request which 
broke BEA. doing the change to 1.0 fixed the prob.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Leggett [mailto:minfrin@sharp.fm]
> Sent: Sun, May 13, 2001 4:27 PM
> To: modproxy-dev@apache.org
> Subject: Re: apache 2.0 patch to force proxy to speak HTTP/1.0
> 
> 
> Ian Holsman wrote:
> 
> > This patch adds a new server config
> > 'forceHTTP10Proxy', which when turned on
> > will cause the HTTP proxy code to send a HTTP/1.0 request
> > 
> > (all it does it change the 'GET .. HTTP/1.1' to 'GET .. HTTP/1.0')
> > 
> > this is to allow people to use the r-proxy against broken 
> HTTP/1.1 servers
> > which can't be fixed (ie.. not open source)
> 
> I've taken a look briefly at this patch, and I can see one possible
> problem. All the patch does is send an HTTP/1.0 instead of an 
> HTTP/1.1 -
> but the rest of the proxy still behaves like an HTTP/1.1 proxy. This
> might cause problems with some requests.
> 
> This patch is a workaround to BEA Weblogic (if memory serves) 
> - was the
> problem specifically with HTTP/1.1 requests, or with 
> keepalive requests?
> (I don't remember, it's late). If it's keepalives that are causing the
> problem, I'll investigate an option to switch them off separately from
> frontend keepalives.
> 
> Regards,
> Graham
> -- 
> -----------------------------------------
> minfrin@sharp.fm		"There's a moon
> 					over Bourbon Street
> 						tonight..."
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