[PATCH] more data structures public in mongoose.h

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Wed Nov 19 20:57:21 UTC 2014

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Joel Sherrill
<joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com> wrote:
> Just to be clear, I approve Ben's patch with mg_ prefix. :)
> But long term, I want to see us consider moving the TCP/IP
> to an external package so we can have IPV4, IPV4/V6, and
> LWIP as options. Then layer various web services as RSB
> packages on top of that.
Will such a move "play nice" with the BSD stack?

> That would also let us support the Mongoose fork as well
> as Monkey httpd which seems to be a better option going
> forward. Plus they are nice folks. :)
> --joel
> On 11/19/2014 1:53 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> On 11/19/2014 1:24 PM, Gedare Bloom wrote:
>>> Hi Ben,
>>> Due to the license change, we can consider our version of Mongoose as
>>> "RTEMS Project" maintained for now. I don't know if anyone is
>>> maintaining a fork with an appropriate license.
>> There is a fork with the appropriate license.
>> https://github.com/sunsetbrew/civetweb
>> Looks like it has some activity. But in general, I agree.
>>> Moving the struct definitions to the header file is sensible, although
>>> the usual caveat is that users might have namespace conflicts.
>>> Gedare
>>> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Ben Gras <beng at shrike-systems.com> wrote:
>>>> The attached patch is a proposed solution to a problem I am having with
>>>> interfacing with the mongoose httpd for which I've found no canonical (or
>>>> any other) clean solution.
>>>> The problem is that some of the data structures needed for some operations,
>>>> specifically writing callbacks that get invoked for some HTTP requests, are
>>>> declared in mongoose.c and therefore are not available to external programs,
>>>> i.e. clients of mongoose. This is the mg_connection struct & its
>>>> dependencies. It is passed as an argument to callbacks, and even without
>>>> referencing the object the code won't compile if the struct isn't fully
>>>> known.
>>>> The change is moving some declarations from mongoose.c to mongoose.h.
>>>> Unfortunately this diverges from the original code, then again mongoose
>>>> isn't tracked any more since the license change I take it, so perhaps that's
>>>> not so bad. I've made the changes __rtems__-conditional so it's clear where
>>>> the divergence is.
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