[erlang-questions] gen_tcp and large HTTP headers

ERLANG <>
Thu Jun 23 07:59:19 CEST 2011


Hi Steve, Roberto,

Maybe the Erlang team should consider and fix that problem
on next releases!

/Zab

Le 23 juin 11 à 05:35, Steve Vinoski a écrit :

> Unfortunately, it appears that if you want to be completely safe and
> handle long request lines like your example, then yes, calling
> decode_packet is the only way to go. :-( I've stared at the inet
> driver code some more and the way it's calling the packet parser just
> doesn't allow it to be informed that a buffer is incomplete and more
> data from the next packet is needed.
>
> --steve
>
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 6:34 PM, Roberto Ostinelli < 
> > wrote:
>> steve,
>>
>> your intuition is correct: version is {0, 9}.
>>
>> i guess the only solution is to avoid {packet, http} and handle these
>> manually? seems such a waste.
>>
>> 2011/6/22 Steve Vinoski <>
>>>
>>> Looking at the packet parser, I'm thinking it always treats this  
>>> case
>>> as HTTP version 0.9, so that's wrong as well. Can you verify that
>>> major and minor are set to 0 and 9 respectively in the version tuple
>>> within the http_request tuple you get?
>>
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