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From Francois-Rene Rideau <f...@tunes.org>
Subject Re: URI lossage with ProxyPass
Date Thu, 24 Jun 2004 18:08:54 GMT
On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 07:59:06PM +0200, Graham Leggett wrote:
> As for mod_proxy's internal handling of the URL, there is a need to 
> decode the URL, as requests for /%41%42%43 and /ABC must both match the 
> ProxyPass defined for /ABC which they only will do if decoded first.

Well, then, functions to decode the URL should be done in a buffer
used merely for checking, that does NOT change the URL actually used
for the request. It should NOT die when %2F is found in the URI,
and it should NOT mishandle %3A in the URI.

In any case, current code is broken.
If you have a better fix, please step in.

[ François-René ÐVB Rideau | Reflection&Cybernethics | http://fare.tunes.org ]
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because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
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