[darcs-users] should darcs use the curl binding on hackage?

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 00:32:14 UTC 2009


Dmitry Kurochkin <dmitry.kurochkin at gmail.com> writes:

> AFAIK haskell curl bindings support only easy libcurl API. Easy API
> was used by darcs before pipelining support. To use pipelining we need
> multi curl API support. IMHO it is much more work to provide bindings
> to curl multi API.

So Darcs uses the multi API.  Could that code be used as a starting
point for generating an external lib?  Would that involve a lot of
effort (e.g. because we only use a small part of the full API)?



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