Desirable Application Stacks (Add-On Library Collections)

Chris Johns chrisj at
Mon Jan 9 23:15:46 UTC 2017

On 10/01/2017 09:42, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 8, 2017 at 7:52 PM, Chris Johns <chrisj at
> <mailto:chrisj at>> wrote:
>     On 09/01/2017 11:02, groups at <mailto:groups at> wrote:
>         I ended up writing my own web page server. It sucks, I wish
>         there was a better way, and I’m certain that it’s going to bite
>         me really soon now.
>     The mhttpd server in the legacy and libbsd stack allows for hooks to
>     get at data. I have a client with a product that has uploading and
>     downloading, web sockets and JSON exported data with JS code to
>     handle the interface. The interface is nice to use.
> mhttpd is Mongoose. Mongoose moved to GPL with a dual license for
> commercial use.

Yes. I used the version we have which is before the license change. I 
just wanted to say the mhttp code we have can do this.

> As Christian mentioned, we should move to civitweb which took the last
> non-GPL version of Mongoose and forked.

As Christian points out tests are not supported and an important issue. 
Until we have a suitable solution it makes it difficult to know if the 
library we build it ok.


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