Client disconnects

J.Q. S. q2011oct at
Thu Jan 26 05:29:28 UTC 2012

hmm, so maybe then the question I should be asking is what should I do
if I'm a module and I need to preform some action if the client
connection disconnects before I complete  my processing? Are there any
considerations I should make in this situation? (i.e. like I have to
finalize my own request or similar)

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at> wrote:
> Hello!
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 01:20:42AM -0500, J.Q. S. wrote:
>> Apologies for the resend, I last sent this during the holidays which
>> was bad timing on my part.
>> I've been working on a module to submit web requests to a backend
>> server over UDP, and its been a good exercise in working with nginx
>> internals.
>> I could use some advice on dealing with client disconnects -  using
>> the proxy/upstream modules as models I see
>> ngx_http_upstream_rd_check_broken_connection and
>> ngx_http_upstream_wr_check_broken_connection being set as event
>> handlers for the client connection, but I don't see the handlers put
>> back or the original handlers being called. Wouldn't this interfere
>> with keep-alive behavior on the client connection? I don't understand
>> how this works completely.
> The upstream module change request handlers, not connection ones.
> And appropriate request handlers will be set by
> ngx_http_set_write_handler() during request finalization.
> For client keepalive connections needed (connection) handlers will
> be set by ngx_http_set_keepalive().
> See ngx_http_request.c for more details.
> Maxim Dounin
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