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- Subject: Re: Persistent http connection
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:49:20 +0200
Op Do., 8 Nov. 2018 om 02:47 het Srinivas Murthy
> This is an important issue for me. Can anyone please add to this? There's got to be a way to avoid conn setup/teardown each time we issue a http.request()
> On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:44 PM Coda Highland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 1:56 PM Dirk Laurie <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > You need to provide a file for stroing cookies.
>> > I can do it from the module 'curl' installed by 'luarocks install lua-curl'.
>> > local session = curl.easy()
>> > local cookies
>> > if curl.OPT_COOKIEFILE and curl.OPT_COOKIEJAR then
>> > cookies = os.tmpname()
>> > session:setopt(curl.OPT_COOKIEFILE,cookies)
>> > session:setopt(curl.OPT_COOKIEJAR,cookies)
>> > logins[session] = cookies
>> > else
>> > message("Your 'curl' does not support cookies. You will be anonymous.")
>> > end
>> > The module 'http' should offer a similar service.
>> That's curious. A cookie jar is required in order to use HTTP
>> keepalive? Is that documented? It seems like a dubious dependency.
All I can attest to is that curl with a cookie jar works. It might
well be overkill of you need only keepalive, but since I use curl only
for sites that require me to login, I would not know.