Why Subrequests are get only?
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Mar 4 13:33:18 UTC 2019
On Sun, Mar 03, 2019 at 09:33:57PM +0000, Maciej.Grochowski at sony.com wrote:
> I am trying to use mirror module for multiple requests, one usecase that I am interested in is sending PUT request to additional/mirror location.
> During that process I realized that PUT request became GET.
> When I took deeper look on subrequest function "ngx_http_subrequest(...)" I noticed that new request is always setup as GET.
> I was expecting behavior to be something like:
> What is the reason that I am missing and make Subrequests suitable for GET only requests?
Subrequests were originally developed to for the SSI include
command, and they are expected to return content of a particular
resource - that is, they are GET.
If you want them to act differently, you can modify the method
after a subrequest is created and/or use the NGX_HTTP_SUBREQUEST_CLONE
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