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Re: [PATCH] Why bother about r->main in webdav write through proxy code?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:55:43 -0400

Kamesh Jayachandran wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was going through the webdav write through proxy filter code.
> I could see check for 'r->main' in it.
> I tested the following,
> 1. slave writing to different master host.
> 2. slave writing to same master host instance but on a different uri.
> In both tests I could 'r->main' is always null.
> I am not sure why we should bother about sub request inside by checking
> for r->main?

We only use subrequests ourselves when invoking the authz callback, and we
always invoke that using a GET request (which isn't proxied through). But
by keeping the checks for r->main present, we avoid the unnecessary proxy
logic altogether for those subrequests, don't we?

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2009-03-18 16:56:58 CET

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