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  1. CouchDB
  2. COUCHDB-795

Allow broken HTTP clients to fake a full method vocabulary with an X-HTTP-METHOD-OVERRIDE header

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 0.11.1
    • Component/s: HTTP Interface
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      Description

      Some older HTTP clients can't issue all HTTP methods.

      A common work-around is to POST a request with the X-HTTP-METHOD-OVERRIDE header set to the desired method.

      A patch is attached which adds this facility to couchdb.

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              Reporter:
              bonkydog Brian Jenkins
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