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Re: Is it possible to use some custom functions to send and recv from socket?

From: Leonardo Rosati <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2018 16:45:24 +0200

Se mi dai il posto in banca d'italia ti aiuto io.. :))))

2018-07-09 16:21 GMT+02:00 Bernardo Pastorelli <>:

> In my application I would like to use a single socket to execute multiple
> http requests between the client and server, but using a multiplexing
> implementation that is not the standard HTTP one.
> Looking at the source code it appears that libcurl retrains full control
> on the read and write operations to the socket. Am I missing any
> alternative that would allow me to gain control of the read and write
> operations to the socket so that I can add the control bytes required by my
> multiplexing implementation?
> In case I would try to develop a patch that would allow supporting my
> scenario, which would be the best way to implement it? I was thinking about
> the capability of registering callbacks for the socket recv and send
> operations, as it is currently possible for socket open, close and sockopt.
> The limitation of this approach would be that it would work just for some
> protocols: for example https delegates the read and write to the socket to
> the ssl library (for example openssl) or the ldap protocol uses the ldap
> functions. Anyhow it would work for the plain http protocol. Any other
> alternative?
> Regards,
> Bernardo
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Received on 2018-07-09