direct-http: Native webserver that acts as a library.
|Versions||0.5, 0.5.0.1, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.5.3, 0.6|
|Dependencies||base (>=4.5 && <5), bytestring (>=0.9.2.1 && <1), containers (>=0.4.2.1 && <1), direct‑daemonize (>=3.1 && <4), lifted‑base (>=0.1.1 && <2), monad‑control (>=0.3.1.3 && <1), mtl (>=18.104.22.168 && <3), network (>=22.214.171.124 && <3), old‑locale (>=126.96.36.199 && <2), SafeSemaphore (>=0.9.0 && <1), time (>=1.4 && <2), transformers‑base (>=0.4.1 && <1), unix (>=188.8.131.52 && <3), utf8‑string (>=0.3.7 && <1) [details]|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Irene Knapp|
|Maintainer||"Irene Knapp" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Uploaded||by IreneKnapp at Fri Feb 22 03:58:24 UTC 2013|
|Downloads||2204 total (22 in the last 30 days)|
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This package is a native implementation of the HTTP and HTTPS protocols. It lives as a library, exporting an interface reminiscent of CGI or FastCGI. Thus policy on how namespace is mapped to files and/or scripts is entirely up to the client application.
This package is partially compatible with direct-fastcgi by the same author, but is intended more by way of a replacement for it than a companion to it, and makes several design decisions differently. The biggest is the use of MonadControlBase for exceptions.
- Version 0.6
- Substantial reworking of MVar handling, using safer primitives to be much more robust in the face of exceptions in pure code.
- Version 0.5.3
- Actually works with extension headers, by admitting the reality that they can occur anytime and not just with an entity.
- Version 0.5.2
- Actually works with daemonization, by using a feature of direct-daemon added for this purpose to open the socket after forking but before dropping privileges.
- Version 0.5.1
- Uses SafeSemaphore, which is the future, rather than QSem from base, which is deprecated.
- Version 0.5.0.1
- This preliminary release is a preview to gauge community interest. Not even all major features are implemented; things that exist only as stubs include encryption, compression, chunking, and reading back cookies. Nonetheless it may be useful if run behind a reverse proxy that provides the missing features transparently, such as Apache.
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