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RE: chunkbody result 4 bytes short, chunk intermixes result with other text

From: Finn Ellebaek Nielsen <fen@changegroup.dk>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 09:02:32 +0100
To: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <frystyk@microsoft.com>, <www-lib@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NCBBIGFIDDKMAGMOGGHOKEANCKAA.fen@changegroup.dk>
Hi Henrik.

I didn't know about the Transfer-Encoding header, but I beg to differ on the
body size: I have exactly 28 bytes in the body (including a terminating line
feed), so the content length is in fact correct.

Cheers,

Finn

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-lib-request@w3.org [mailto:www-lib-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 2:52 AM
> To: fen@changegroup.dk; www-lib@w3.org
> Subject: RE: chunkbody result 4 bytes short, chunk intermixes result
> with other text
>
>
>
> In case anybody is wondering, this is a server problem. It is a bug to
> include both chunked transfer coding and content length:
>
>     http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec4.html#sec4.4
>
> The content length is in fact wrong - there are not 28 characters in the
> body.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Henrik
>
> > Libwww 5.3.2 on Windows NT 4.0 SP5.
> >
> > Using the binaries for chunk.exe and chunkbody.exe (the same
> > problem with
> > the source, rebuilt with Visual C++).
> >
> > The result returned from chunk.exe has strange characters
> > before and after
> > the body:
> >
> > Looking up cgntw02
> > Looking up cgntw02
> > Contacting cgntw02
> > Reading...
> > Reading...
> > Reading...
> > Load resulted in status -1
> > HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> > Transfer-Encoding: chunked
> > Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 17:47:42 GMT
> > Allow: GET, HEAD
> > Server: Oracle_Web_Listener/4.0.8.1.0EnterpriseEdition
> > Content-Type: text/html
> > Content-length: 28
> > Connection: close
> >
> > 1c
> > <html><body>5</html></html>
> >
> > 0
> >
> >
> > and the result returned from chunkbody.exe is 4 bytes short:
> >
> > <html><body>5</html></ht
> >
> > Looking at ch->size in HTChunk_toString I can see that it is
> > set to 24,
> > where it should be equal to the content length; 28.
> >
> > Are these known bugs?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Finn
> >
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 31 January 2001 03:04:22 GMT

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