[PATCH] Mongoose HTTPd from 3.2 to 3.9 (last commit before MIT -> GPL)
nick.withers at anu.edu.au
Wed Dec 4 00:48:52 UTC 2013
On Mon, 2013-12-02 at 09:44 +1100, Nick Withers wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-11-29 at 13:00 +0100, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> > Hello Nick,
> > it seems that there was again an API change. Can you please build with
> > "--enable-tests" and fix the errors below. Can you please also run this test
> > and make sure it passes.
> Will do - thanks Sebastian!
Righto - please find attached an updated patch. Tested the mghttpd01 app
successfully under psim and on MVME3100 hardware (both powerpc).
If this does get committed, it'd be nice to include a warning of the
interface changes on the Wiki (which I'm happy to do :-)). Perhaps the
following (from the commit message, not an exhaustive list of
differences) would do?
Note that the API's changed, for example:
- A ''struct mg_callbacks'' must now be provided to ''mg_start()''. Initialise members to ''NULL'' to disable various types of callbacks
- Callback interfaces have changed significantly in general
- The short form of options (e.g., "u" instead of "run_as_user") are no longer available (upstream)
- The "max_request_size" options has been removed
[Note: Not supplying a callback structure correctly is particularly
nasty. Passing in NULL, as used to be acceptable, is unchecked by
mg_start() and will cause a NULL-pointer dereference and bollocks
callback pointers, which'll cause fun some time later when they're used!
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