[erlang-questions] better HTTP client?

Benoit Chesneau <>
Mon Sep 9 02:34:37 CEST 2013


On Sep 9, 2013 2:33 AM, "Benoit Chesneau" <> wrote:

>
> On Sep 9, 2013 12:57 AM, "Chris King" <> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Due to various architectural bugs in the inets:httpc module (which I
> have reported) related to queueing multiple requests to a single server,
> I'm looking for a replacement for my application.
> >
> > The use case requires queuing many GET requests to a small number of
> servers; taking advantage of keep-alive/pipelining when available; and
> allowing outstanding unserviced requests to be canceled.  I don't care
> about streaming or writing to disk or any sort of upload capability.  Any
> suggestions or should I roll my own?
> >
> > (The work required to re-architect inets:httpc compared to writing a
> simple server that meets exactly my needs is too much for me right now.)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
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>
> Maybe hackney can answer to your needs:
>
> http://github.com/benoitc/hackney
>
> Pipelines requests aren't supported yet but it should be easy tonadd them.
>
> - benoit
>
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