[Twisted-web] parsing of the Host header and proxy

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Tue Apr 17 15:46:52 CDT 2007

Manlio Perillo ha scritto:
> Hi.
> I'm using nginx as a proxy server.
> It's mod_proxy is very good, so I do not have to use all the 
> VHostMonster (ugly) stuff.
> However there is a problem with the parsing of the Host header: Twisted 
> Web only parses the host name and not the port.
> This means that, as an example, when I use request.prePathURL, I got the 
> wrong port.
> I have written a patch where I define a new getRequestHost method in the 
> Request object, that returns a tuple (host, port), and a modified 
> version of  _prePathURL that uses the new method.

I just noticed that the current implementation does not work for Unix 

My implementation still does not support Unix Socket, but this is a 
concern only if the Host header is not set (but nginx returns a
400 Bad Request, in this case).

I will fill a ticket.

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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