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Id: 41258
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: libwww-perl

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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 5.821
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Subject: SendTE is always "1"
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in LWP/Protocol/http.pm, function _new_socket, $sock is always created with "SendTE => 1", This works with most of well-known web servers, but some http server do not supports "TE" parameter. So, this is breaking some of my usecases here. I suggest to add a argument $sock_opt to "request" function, $sock_opt = { SendTE => 1 or 0, OtherOpts => ..., }; and then pass $sock_opt to _new_sock. Do you think it is a good idea ? regards,
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A problem with this is that it interacts in non-obvious ways with the persistent connection feature. Some kind of attribute on the UserAgent object itself might be easier to explain. Most often this is requested because users want to override the 'LocalAddr' binding of the socket. Currently you can override with something like: @LWP::Protocol::http::EXTRA_SOCK_OPTS = ( SendTE => 0, ); before you start sending requests.


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