proxy_pass without buffering and request filter question

Weibin Yao yaoweibin at
Thu Feb 6 13:06:25 UTC 2014

You may looks at the patch I wrote as an example
( Thank you.

2014-02-05 23:33 GMT+08:00 Sorin Manole <sorin.v.manole at>:
> Hello fellow nginxers,
> From searching the Internet I gathered that proxying requests to a backend
> without buffering the whole body wasn't available at the time the question
> was asked. Is still the case?
> If yes, is this a limitation of the nginx core (lack of implementation of a
> phase for request body processing) or of the proxy_pass module or of the
> upstream module?
> Could you give some more details of the limitation and whether the reason
> for it still not being implemented is the lack of user requests or the
> technical difficulty?
> More specifically, how feasible do you think it would be for someone (like
> me) to do this? Does it involve significant changes to the current design?
> Thank you,
> Sorin.
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Weibin Yao
Developer @ Server Platform Team of Taobao

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