Error occurs when both padding and continuation are enabled

Valentin V. Bartenev vbart at
Tue Jan 26 11:54:56 UTC 2016

On Tuesday 26 January 2016 16:00:08 Shengtuo Hu wrote:
> Hi,
> Another error I met recently. It occurred when both padding and
> continuation are enabled.
> A normal HEADERS frame was divided as follows:
> After sending these frames, I got an error. In the debug log file, I found
> "client sent inappropriate frame while CONTINUATION was expected while
> processing HTTP/2 connection". Then I read the source code (v 1.9.9), and
> located the function "ngx_http_v2_handle_continuation" (ngx_http_v2.c, line
> 1749). It seems NGINX does not skip the "padding part", but tries to read
> "type" field in the next CONTINUATION frame directly.

Yes, you're right.  It isn't able to skip padding between HEADERS and

  wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev

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