Multiple message-header fields handling

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Wed Oct 3 18:09:49 MSD 2007

Igor Sysoev ha scritto:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 10:02:38PM +0200, Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> I have found a "problem" with multiple message-header fields handling in 
>> Nginx.
> [...]
>> Igor, do you plan to add this feature in a future version?
> nginx does not join headers as Apache does.


> However, all headers are passed to a proxied server/etc as is if they
> are not overwritten.

The problem is that a WSGI application receives the headers in a Python 
dictionary (an associative array).
This means that I MUST fold the headers.

> As to the cookies nginx treats them specially and $http_cookie includes
> all Cookie header fields.

Cookies are a mess.
Does nginx apply some for of preprocessing?


Thanks and regards   Manlio Perillo

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