HTTP over Asynchronous AF_UNIX Socket in python

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 18:42:40 CET 2015


On 01/26/2015 06:32 AM, Norah Jones wrote:
> Now my problem is the HTTP request which to be sent must go through
> AF_UNIX socket. 

The Python Twisted framework may be of use to you.  It's got a very
steep learning curve, but it's fairly easy to change the underlying byte
transport for any protocol they have implemented. In fact in the Twisted
docs, they show a web client accessing an HTTP server over a unix socket
(scroll down to the bottom of the page):

http://twisted.readthedocs.org/en/latest/web/howto/client.html

They show a client connecting to a Docker server which is speaking HTTP
over a unix socket.

Twisted is very powerful and flexible, and event-driven.



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