Re: ICAP support in Curl?
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 22:36:20 +0100 (CET)
On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Gabriel Kšlin wrote:
> I'm wondering whether there is any support for the ICAP protocol planned in
> libcurl. Have there been any efforts towards ICAP or would I be the first to
> tackle that protocol in curl?
There is none so far so yes, you are the first!
> I've searched the website including these mailing lists for any information,
> but couldn't find anything.
Nope, I can't recall anyone mentioning it before.
> Can anybody tell me straight away, how much effort it would take to
> implement basic ICAP support in libcurl? It's very similar to HTTP, so I
> guess one could relatively easily implement basic support, but I'm very
> unfamiliar with libcurl's code.
I had a very quick look at the RFC3507 and I would say it looks like it can be
quite easy to at least support the basics. But I didn't do any closer
> Could connection handling reuse HTTP connection handling code?
Yes, the connection re-use is done the same way for all protocols, but may
require some protocol-specific tweaks if the requirements differ from HTTP.
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