|Summary:||When proxying FTP, all errors turns into 404|
|Product:||Apache httpd-2||Reporter:||Pascal Terjan <pterjan>|
|Component:||mod_proxy||Assignee:||Apache HTTPD Bugs Mailing List <bugs>|
A patch for not accessing failed files as directories
Patch to avoid going in for LIST when it is already detected as a file.
Description Pascal Terjan 2004-03-22 10:59:03 UTC
When encountering a 550 error on a regular file, proxy_ftp tries to get it as a directory and fails (as it is a regular file) and send a 404. This occurs especially on permission denied. Either the original error message (ftpmessage variable) should be kept and displayed, or we should not try accessing it as a directory as it was not detected as a directory.
Comment 1 Pascal Terjan 2004-03-22 11:01:21 UTC
Created attachment 10895 [details] A patch for not accessing failed files as directories
Comment 2 rahul 2007-08-29 10:52:48 UTC
Created attachment 20729 [details] Patch to avoid going in for LIST when it is already detected as a file. SIZE command, while widely implemented, is still not in RFC 959. Which means that if a server responds with 5xx to it, we can not take it to mean that it understood it. But if it responds with 2xx, then the server does understand SIZE, and the entity thus referred is certainly a file. With this in mind, what the patch does is to not to try CWD into an entity if the size has already responded with a valid size. (thus asserting it is a file) This reduces the network transactions by atleast one, making the whole process faster.
Comment 3 Ruediger Pluem 2007-08-29 12:11:44 UTC
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Comment 4 Rainer Jung 2018-02-25 20:55:05 UTC
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