Feature #6195

Boost::Beast HTTP/S and WebSockets library

Added by Osman Zakir over 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

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I'm opening this issue as a suggestion (is this the right way to do this? If not, please point me to a better place). You guys have probably already heard of Beast. Is there any chance that you would start using it in Wt for the HTTP/S functionality? It's a good library, so I'd like if you guys used it in Wt.

The library author is planning on proposing Beast for inclusion in the standard library once it's gotten enough usage experience through Boost. I'm trying to use it, but I'm new so I'm having trouble.


Updated by Osman Zakir over 4 years ago

I made the same mistake again about the assignee thing. Can it be fixed, or should I open another issue for this?


Updated by Roel Standaert over 4 years ago

  • Assignee deleted (Osman Zakir)

I've looked into Beast a little bit before, and I'm not sure what the benefit would be to use Beast over our current implementation. We already have an implementation of HTTP and WebSockets in Wt. I would prefer to look at what supporting HTTP/2 could give us.




Updated by Roel Standaert over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from 4.0.3 to 4.0.4

Updated by Roel Standaert almost 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from 4.0.4 to 4.0.5

Updated by Roel Standaert over 3 years ago

  • Target version deleted (4.0.5)

Someone has worked on a Boost::Beast based replacement for wthttp. Maybe at some point we will do it.

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