[Haskell-cafe] Simple HTTP lib for Windows?
dm.maillists at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 23:31:08 EST 2007
On Sunday 28 January 2007 10:53, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> Thanks, it certainly gets more things, but has a nasty habit of taking
> a very long time in Hugs on certain URLs:
Looks like IIS is waiting until it receives a Connection header, a bit of a
variation from spec I think...
hPutStrLn h ("Connection: close\r\n")
hPutStrLn h ("Connection: keep-alive\r\n")
as appropriate should sort that.
This is responding with a 302, the resource has been found but is temporarily
at another location indicated in the responses Location header.
So, now you'll have to start parsing responses.
In this case the Location header is www.cs.york.ac.uk/public.php
> And on some urls, ie http://research.microsoft.com/~simonpj/, it still
> ends up with IO.hGetChar: illegal operation
> Any ideas why?
Hmmm, if you putStrLn the values of closed and eof it looks to be hanging
during the eof check. Don't know why.
Oh yeah, all the carriage-returns should be carriage-return line-feeds from
memory. Not that that seems to help with this problem.
The cheap and cheerful solution might be to invoke cURL.
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