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Re: [libmicrohttpd] libmicrohttpd 0.4.0pre0 released

From: Christian Grothoff
Subject: Re: [libmicrohttpd] libmicrohttpd 0.4.0pre0 released
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 13:56:20 -0600
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Sounds convincing to me, and I think I convinced Amir as well ;-).


On Thursday 11 September 2008 08:56:27 am Sebastian Gerhardt wrote:
> Thanks for the new release, Christian and Amir.
> With HTTPS, it contains everything one could expect from such a library.
> Maybe even a bit more, and this brings me to my suggestion/question:
> Before you release the official documentation of the API, maybe remove
> the parts of the daemon that load the certs/keys from a file.
> I think these are merely convenience functions and they account for
> quite a share of the code's size with all their additional code paths
> and error handlings. File loading seems a bit out of scope for such an
> library, especially when it has a priority on size. Not to mention the
> fact that embedded developers might have to use trimmed down C libraries
> without file I/O and just want to store the certs in some special ROM.
> In my opinion, the option to pass the certs to the daemon via a memory
> pointer will suffice, given that a file loader is written very quickly.
> Sebastian
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