[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/8] Add library functions for HTTP client authentication

Michael Hanselmann public at hansmi.ch
Sat Jan 10 17:38:09 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Antoine Cellerier <dionoea at videolan.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009, Michael Hanselmann wrote:
>> Most of the code is taken from modules/access/http.c, although it
>> includes modifications to make it work as library functions and to
>> fix some issues. The HTTP access module can be converted at a
>> later point, but there's still some stuff needing cleanup first.
> I'd really like to have the HTTP access module converted to use this so
> that we don't have duplicate code. If it's not done now I doubt that it
> will ever get done.

It's on my todo list, but I wanted to finish the RAOP stuff first. I
also want to change the auth code a bit to make it more robust.

> (On a side note, would it be possible to merge this with the server
> side http authentication code already present in the core?)

Rémi already answered this and I can only second him.



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