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From lah...@opensource.lk
Subject Re: Implementation of SOAPTransport interface using LibWWW for client
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2004 08:48:58 GMT
Hi All,

  I have tested it on windows. all the samples are working on windows. But
it seems considerably slow.

Lahiru Wimalasiri


>
> Hi All,
>
> I developed a transport module for clients using the trasport abstraction.
> I tested it on Linux and all seems to be fine except thread safety. The
> module need to be tested on WIndows.
>
> The Axis C++ server side fails to work with 100-continue. Axis Java is
> capable of managing 100-continue. This is the default mode used in LibWWW.
> I used a macro in Makefile.am to enable/disable 100-continue. (use
> -DHT_EXT_CONTINUE to enable or -UHT_EXT_CONTINUE to disable in AM_CPPFLAGS
> setting) I observed that the transport is much faster when it is used
> without 100-continue. However, to disable 100-continue, LibWWW need to be
> built with -–with-extension option (./configure --with-extension)
>
> You do not need to bother about location of LibWWW headers and libraries,
> provided that you have done the LibWWW installation properly. I have used
> libwww-config in the Makefile.am to pick LibWWW specific settings.
>
> Once you build the library, you could use it by specifying the location of
> the lib in $AXIS_HOME/axiscpp.conf file.
>
> e.g.Transport_http:/usr/local/Axis/libs/libaxis_LibWWWTransport.so
>
> For more information on LibWWW please see http://www.w3.org/Library/User/
>
> Issues:
>
> The thread test in tests/client/threadSafe fails with this implementation.
> Bit of surfing lead me to
> http://www.w3.org/Library/User/Architecture/Events.html, which says
> "LibWWW is not posix thread safe but it uses a 'pseudo-thread' model based
> on non-blocking sockets and interleaved IO." Bit of research is needed to
> figure out how to make this implementation thread safe. It remains a TODO
> as of now.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Samisa...
>
>
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