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From Matthew Steele <>
Subject Re: Can a module control the socket transport protocol?
Date Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:46:18 GMT
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Jon Leighton <> 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!

-Matthew (mod_spdy author)

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