[vlc-devel] [RFC] http post
jb at videolan.org
Sun Apr 3 02:26:12 CEST 2011
On Sun, Apr 03, 2011 at 01:51:39AM +0200, Pierre Ynard wrote :
> > On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 04:11:25PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > > Le dimanche 27 mars 2011 15:31:30 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> > > > Well, is it doable without making libcurl in?
> > >
> > > Is it doable _with_ libcurl? Won't that freeze VLC like live555 does?
> > It seems to work with audioscrobbler and last.fm radio modules.
> I think that what Rémi means is, at least last time I checked, it is
> impossible to cancel a libcurl request. So short of setting very low
> timeout values, if the connection freezes, your libcurl thread will
> freeze too. Also, libcurl keeps polling and waking up every second, and
> that's not courmisch compliant.
I don't really care if it is libcurl or not, tbh.
I just know that some web-services uses POST and this can be useful.
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