Anyterm daemon won't work under perlbal
magnus at alum.mit.edu
Wed Mar 19 20:13:27 UTC 2008
So, the patches Jonty sent fix my original problem. I can proxy to
anyterm direct from perlbal, and no longer need to use Apache's
mod_proxy. Works like a charm.
Thanks, Jonty! Great work!
On 3/10/08, Jonty <jonty at last.fm> wrote:
> Sorry for the horrendous delay, I've only just found time to fully test
> the rewritten version in production.
> Anyway, this introduces two new per-service tunables:
> SET backend_http_version = (1.0|1.1)
> Specifies the HTTP version to be sent to the backend, as chunked
> encoding requires HTTP 1.1 and perlbal used 1.0 previously.
> Defaults to HTTP 1.0 for backward compatibility with old backends
> communicating with perlbal.
> Currently takes "1.1" or "1.0" as a value. Must be set to "1.1" to
> enable chunked requests to backends.
> SET buffer_chunked_backend_response = (false|true)
> Turns on buffering of the entire HTTP response from the backend for
> chunked responses in order to set the Content-Length header for the
> de-chunked response.
> Default false, as this can require a significant amount of memory for
> large responses and delays delivery of the response to the client.
> Currently this does not support proxying chunked responses to chunked
> clients, however I may add this ability in the near future.
> This also introduces a hook when backends are closed, making it simple
> to log the reason for the closure - this is invaluable when debugging
> connection problems to backends.
> Hope this meets with approval.
> On Sat, 2008-03-08 at 19:59 -0800, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 5, 2008 at 4:28 PM, Jonty <jonty.wareing at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 5, 2008 5:53 PM, Daniel Risacher <magnus at alum.mit.edu>
> > wrote:
> > > Anyone feel like implementing chunked encoding on the
> > backend?
> > I implemented chunked encoding to backends about six months
> > ago, and
> > we've been using it in production solidly since.
> > I've been meaning to clean up the patches and submit them back
> > upstream (along with many, many others) but have had no time -
> > I'm not
> > entirely happy with them yet (there's a fair bit of code
> > duplication
> > with the chunkeduploadstate stuff).
> > However I should have time to tidy up those patches this week
> > if all
> > goes well, so keep your eyes open.
> > Yeah, I'd also be interested!
> > - Brad
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