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Re: [users@httpd] Faking the CGI content_length environment variable

> On 29 Mar 2018, at 18:22, Eric Covener <covener@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Andrew Beverley <andy@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I am trying to debug a fastcgi server-side application problem, which I
>> believe was caused by the value of the CONTENT_LENGTH environment
>> variable not matching the size of the request body sent to the
>> application.
>> In order to debug, I need to recreate the situation, which was caused
>> by an unknown client request.

I haven’t verified whether this’ll do the job for you, but have you tried
using RequestHeader (mod_headers) to fake it?

> Something like mod_deflate or mod_substitute changing the length>

I’ve certainly encountered problems with filters invalidating headers.
And (in the distant past) fixed some of them.  It’s entirely possible
there are still unfixed cases.

Nick Kew
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