Nginx answers too large requests with bad status
reallfqq-nginx at yahoo.fr
Tue Oct 30 00:57:40 UTC 2012
I am not seeking a solution to the 414 problem, I know how to address the
The browser output has just be made to illustrate the wrong answer.
The problem triggered using a Python script which checked against the
'status' field of a HTTP answer to decide on its actions.
It crashed several times at random occurences with a BadStatusLine
The exception message was something like '<html>\n\n\n\n200'.
I do not know the implementation details, although I suspect an answer code
should be an answer code.
I didn't get 414, I get something which made my script crash.
That's why I guess that's a bug
On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Francis Daly <francis at daoine.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 07:43:27PM -0400, B.R. wrote:
> Hi there,
> > When submitting too large requests, Nginx replies a page containing the
> > right code status but serves the errors page with a HTTP/0.9 (!) 200
> No, it doesn't.
> Look at the "curl -i" output.
> Your browser is making up the 200 status.
> It is right about the HTTP/0.9 response, though, because nginx couldn't
> see that the request was HTTP/1.0 or HTTP/1.1. And therefore it "knows"
> that it was HTTP/0.9.
> See the thread including http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,228425,228431
> for more details.
> I think that nginx is not wrong in this case. But I also think that it
> wouldn't be wrong if this HTTP/0.9 response had two paragraphs, and began
> with the characters "HTTP/1.1 414".
> I imagine that if someone provided a justification with a patch, it
> would be considered like any other suggested patch.
> Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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