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Re: svn commit: r1829642 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES modules/http/http_filters.c

On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 6:54 AM, Yann Ylavic <> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Eric Covener <covener@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Not sure about change but re: comment
>> Are those comparable? The new proxy parm ResponseFieldSize is like
>> LimitRequestFieldSize not LimitRequestBody?
> Yes indeed, I made a confusion here (comment restored in r1829643).
> Regarding the code change itself (!proxyreq => proxyreq !=
> PROXYREQ_RESPONSE), I think this is the right thing to do because
> otherwise we don't limit proxyied *request* bodies. Actually I had
> this patch locally for a while, just noticing it now by adding the
> ap_rgetline() stuff (that I need to "release" ASAP :) . Will re-check
> if this is the case.
> This change is possibly not backportable to 2.4 though.

It rings a bell, I  only meant I had not really thought about the
change not that it was suspicious, sorry for the wording.
I think i actually initiated a thread about this confusing choice many
years ago, I will see if I can dig it up.

Eric Covener