Bug 3276 - Mono implementation of HttpWebRequest eats the body of a DELETE request
Summary: Mono implementation of HttpWebRequest eats the body of a DELETE request
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-02-08 14:27 UTC by Omri Gazitt
Modified: 2012-02-27 11:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Omri Gazitt 2012-02-08 14:27:19 UTC

In WebConnectionStream.cs:705, the no_writestream bool is incorrectly set to true for the HTTP DELETE verb.  RFC 2616 does not prohibit a DELETE body (the same way it does for other verbs like TRACE and HEAD).


The fix is trivial:

				bool no_writestream = (method == "GET" || method == "CONNECT" || method == "HEAD" ||
							method == "TRACE");

Comment 1 Gonzalo Paniagua Javier 2012-02-27 10:55:14 UTC
Fixed in master/4cb9ef3 and mono-2-10/74ec9d9