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Re: Gack! Weirdo DAV bug.

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-11-16 20:18:20 CET

Ryan Bloom <rbb@covalent.net> writes:

> > I'm not sure what the right fix is, having no real knowledge of
> > httpd's internals. The options that come to mind are:
> >
> > * Have the server NOT register the REPORT request type.
> >
> > But this seems like a bad idea...I assume that code is there for a
> > reason, and the comment above it may be all the reason that's
> > needed.
> >
> > * Remove the sanity check from mod_dav.c
> >
> > We *know* this works (that's how the code is on svn.collab.net
> > today), but it means that every unregistered request type coming
> > into mod_dav will suffer about 20 strcmp's. That sucks. But, I
> > can't think of anything else offhand to solve it.
> Option 3. :-) We have APIs to allow you to check the dynamically registered
> methods.

I'd already thought about this. But the methods hash is just
NAME->number mapping. What would this gain us? We already have both
the name and the number in the request structure. Maybe I'm missing
something (I hope).

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Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:48 2006

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