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From Leif Hedstrom <zw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Protocol plugin
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:02:41 GMT
On 1/8/13 2:11 PM, kgardenia42 wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a requirement for a simple plugin between a user and TS whereby
> the protocol between the user an TS is a simple binary protocol (for
> the purposes of discussion lets say it is 4 byte length, followed by a
> block data of the stated length).
>
> I have looked at the docs for protocol plugins and also the the sample
> "protocol plugin", and SPDY plugin.
>
> My issue with the sample protocol plugin is that it involves custom
> request parsing and cache lookup logic.  In my case it is simpler, I
> just want to unframe the data and then pass it on to the normal TS
> engine (i.e. I don't want to write code to do request parsing and
> cache lookups).

If the "framing" is over HTTP requests, then simply extract it and use 
TSHttpConnect() to fetch that request. That will go through normal request 
parsing, cache lookups, use origin session pools etc. It's sort of the 
equivalent to connecting to localhost:80 and do the request.

-- Leif


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