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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] APR Socket IOL
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2001 05:20:51 GMT
On Thursday 08 November 2001 03:53 pm, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > > What you are suggesting will not work at all. There are apr_socket(and
> > > related) calls in places other than the core_*_filters. And it is not
> > > safe to make these calls (which will call BSD socket network io system
> > > calls) using descriptors from a different network interface.
> >
> > Then I would consider the filtering logic broken.  If you can't replace
> > the underlying network types, then we need to move all of the network
> > calls in the core into new hooks, that can be bypassed if a different
> > network mechanism is required.
> Not really.  It just means that the network options being set on the
> sockets directly today should instead be set (in an abstract sense) on the
> top of the filter chain, which would propagate them down to the filter that
> is IO-specific.  In reality, there are only a couple types of filters that
> would ever have a legitimate reason to set socket options, and they are
> very close to the IO-specific filter in the chain.

Yeah, that is another way to do this.  Either way, this is the correct way to
replace the underlying network code.

Ryan Bloom				rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net

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