[Pharo-project] [squeak-dev] Curl plugin problems
siguctua at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 08:02:17 UTC 2010
Just a lil question: why you using curl, when you can do everything in
On 1 February 2010 21:39, Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com> wrote:
> The curl plugin works very well and is very fast for the parts that it
> is supposed to work on.
> The problem is, that it does not provide a complete API to all the
> functionality of libcurl. For example, it is impossible to perform
> more sophisticated operations on protocols other than HTTP (like FTP).
> Worst of all, there is no way to work around this, because the plugin
> provides no direct access to the few low-level functions of libcurl
> (like curl_easy_setopt). Instead it wraps many (but by large not all)
> possible parameter combinations into an army of rigid primitives :-(
> I guess I'll to wait for CurlAlien to come alive.
> On 1 February 2010 19:21, John M McIntosh
> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>>> The Mac CurlPlugin in mac vm is generated at the moment from an older
>>> version. It is missing functions to add http headers (e.g. to
>>> authenticate against GData ClientLogin) .
>> So is that part fixed now?
>> On 2010-02-01, at 4:38 AM, Schmidt, Marco wrote:
>>> I began working on an Alien-Curl-Wrapper too. The main problem (for me) was the missing Alien support under WIN32/LINUX. Without Alien support it is easier to use the current CurlPlugin (with the changes to add header fields to the http requests). A long time ago I requested the integration of these changes in the squeak-vm list (see http://n4.nabble.com/CurlPlugin-23-under-Linux-td276117.html#a276117)...
>>> Marco Schmidt
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