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From Jon Leighton <leigh...@cis.udel.edu>
Subject Re: Can a module control the socket transport protocol?
Date Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:09:09 GMT
On 6/19/13 10:46 AM, Matthew Steele wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Jon Leighton <leighton@cis.udel.edu> wrote:
>
>> I don't think simply swapping SCTP for TCP has anything to offer HTTP -
>> that's just a starting point for me. I'm more interested in putting SCTP's
>> streams to good use, such as possibly tying it into mod-spdy. I've hacked
>> older versions of httpd to support HTTP over SCTP streams, but I was hoping
>> to do something much cleaner, like a module. My main concern is that I
>> don't see a way for a module to touch ap_listeners in listen.c, nor a way
>> to create my own list of listeners that I could somehow pass off to httpd.
>> I'll check out mod_ftp and mod_smtp as you suggested. Thanks very much.
>>
> By the way, if you do have any luck with supporting SCTP as a module, and
> especially if you end up integrating at all with mod_spdy, I'd be very
> interested to hear more about it!
>
> Cheers,
> -Matthew (mod_spdy author)
>
Glad to hear that - I won't keep it secret!

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