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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: Listener in cocoon 2.2
Date Wed, 30 Sep 2009 07:20:36 GMT
On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 20:27 +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 10:38 AM, Thorsten Scherler
> <thorsten.scherler.ext@juntadeandalucia.es> wrote:
>         Hi all,
>         
>         what is the best way to implement a Listener in cocoon 2.2?
>         
>         I our use case we have a "listener" uri that got dispatched by
>         an
>         external application to notify that some resources have
>         changed and
>         invalid our cache for that resource.
>         
>         The thing is that the uri do not have to/will not return
>         anything in the
>         body only in the request header.
>         
>         The current solution which was presented to us uses a custom
>         generator
>         which will not output anything. That just does not feel right.
>         
>         I did a small test with
>         <map:match pattern="notify">
>          <map:act type="notify"/>
>          <map:generate src="notify.xml"/>
>          <map:serialize/>
>         </map:match>
>         
>         but that is just to make it work the normal cocoon way. The
>         notify.xml
>         is a dummy and I am not really thrilled about that neither.
>         
>         Using flow seems to be as well too much since we just want a
>         simple
>         listener that returns only http header.
> 
> 
> Last time I needed something like this I used the "empty:" source.

That is a custom input module, right?

>   Combined with a reader, that should do the track.
> 
> 
>   <map:match pattern="notify">
>     <map:read src="empty:" />
>   </map:match>
> 
> 
> This is untested — I can't remember if there are any quirks.
> 


Yeah will reduce the match nicely. Thanks Dom. 

salu2

> 
> -Dom 
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Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.at.apache.org>
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