[dev] possible "bug" in ngx_http_read_discarded_body_handler

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Wed Oct 3 21:45:45 MSD 2007

Igor Sysoev ha scritto:
> [...]
> Filters may buffer data, e.g. while gzipping and postpone_output.
> Flush allows to flush them and to send them to client.


>>>> Its very hard to follow the entire code flow of Nginx!
>>> It is even more complex if you look subreqeust processing.
>> What is the use case for a subrequest, and how it works?
> Subrequests are used, for example, in SSI includes.
> It's complex thing: nginx may run several subrequests those get data
> from remote sites in parallel. The subrequests may be recursive.

So a subrequest is a fully HTTP 1.1 client?

Thanks   Manlio Perillo

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