[PATCH] HTTP: implement 'connect' and 'close' phases

Alessandro Ghedini alessandro at cloudflare.com
Fri Nov 20 12:49:48 UTC 2015

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 12:28:29pm +0000, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira Rodrigues wrote:
> On 20-11-2015 09:45, Alessandro Ghedini wrote:
> > [...]
> > These can be useful for keeping track of TCP connections for debugging,
> > monitoring and logging purposes, and can also be used to apply custom
> > configurations (e.g. socket options).
> > [...]
> How feasible would it be to have a similar phase for new requests inside 
> the same (keep-alive) connection?

Not sure I follow...

> For me, the interesting use case here would be marking connections with 
> IP_TOS/SO_MARK for traffic-shaping/routing purposes and being able to 
> change marks while the connection is still open depending on the 
> specific content that's being transferred for that request.

You can set an initial mark in the  NGX_HTTP_CONNECT_PHASE, and then update
it in any of the content phases, no? How does the keep-alive figure in this?


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