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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Installing alternate transports in Apache 2.0
Date Wed, 23 May 2001 00:27:21 GMT
On Tue, 22 May 2001, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> > WIBNIF we reintroduced the notion of a network layer IOL?  For the above
> > mentioned SSL API, we would insert the appropriate IOL during the
> > pre_connection phase. The core filter would use iol_read, iol_write, etc.
> > to do the network i/o.  Thoughts?
>
> How is that different from swapping the bottom filter (doing normal write,
> writev, sendfile) with an SSL filter (doing ssl_write)?

The main difference is that currently conn_rec's have an apr_socket_t in
them.  If we really wanted to abstract this just using filters, that would
need to move to a void *, so that modules could store arbitrary types of
structures in it.

Ryan

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