> On Dec 13, 2017, at 12:45 AM, William A Rowe Jr <wr...@rowe-clan.net> wrote: > > On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 3:32 AM, Stefan Eissing > <stefan.eiss...@greenbytes.de> wrote: >> Fellow Apache developers: if we want to make an X-mas 2.4 release for the >> people on this planet, the backports in STATUS need your attention: >> >> B2: mod_remoteip: Add PROXY protocol support >> - needs 1 more vote! > > The caveat to this one, which none of us have found time to work on, > is that we agreed we wanted an affirmative whitelist of the subnets > which are submitting requests under the PROXY protocol, before > we consider the blacklist of plain requests. Not sure whether or not > we want to advance it before resolving that missing feature, which > is why I haven't registered any vote one way or another.
Personally, I think it is bad form to hold off on a back port for a feature that only 1 person really, really "demanded" and then not do anything to add that functionality in. So I say YES, we SHOULD vote on this as-is and stop hamstringing efforts to add this functionality to 2.4.x