[erlang-questions] gen_tcp and large HTTP headers

Max Lapshin <>
Fri Jun 24 04:24:30 CEST 2011


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:10 AM, Robert Virding
<> wrote:
> Wouldn't it be better to rewrite the packet parser to work in a re-entrant fashion so as to be able to span over many packets? It would save a lot of fiddling with the recbuf size.
>

You always have to keep buffer: either in receiver, either in parser.

Easier to use when parser is stateless, but it requires more work when
you parse again and again old data on receiving new.



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