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Re: [libmicrohttpd] MHD_add_connection multiple requests

From: Christian Grothoff
Subject: Re: [libmicrohttpd] MHD_add_connection multiple requests
Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:33:24 +0100
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On 01/02/2014 07:56 PM, Wolfgang Haupt wrote:
> Dear Christian,
> thank you very much for your fast reply.
> I guess my problem is that the connection where I get the first GET 
> request is still sending data, while the Mediaplayer is requesting 
> another range of data. This is usually OK if the client can
> establish the connections, because it just uses a new connection for
> the second (and all following) GETs.

Well, that should be no problem, unless you've limited the number of
connections per IP (which you can do in MHD) to a number that is too
small for your client. MHD can easily handle thousands of concurrent

>> your solution (HTTP with connection reversal is usually a pretty
>> insane thing to try as a solution for NAT in my book).
> Sounds bad for me, this is exactly what I wanted to do...
> I know that MHD does not handle range-requests itself, I already
> managed to parse the range request add the right accept-ranges and
> send the correct data when there's no NAT between my server and the
> client.
> Do you know of any alternativ approaches to solve such a problem?

I've not tried it personally, but I think you might want to look at

Happy hacking!


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