Hooking in to the nginx event loop with something other than TCP?

Avleen Vig avleen at gmail.com
Tue May 26 02:48:47 MSD 2009


On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Christopher Smith <x at xman.org> wrote:
> I am trying to have a filter module that would query a UDP network service
> before altering the output of an HTTP request. If the service was TCP based,
> I can see how I'd do this without blocking the worker thread (the memcached
> module provides a great example). However, it seems like the API's for doing
> this assume that there is a TCP connection involved. It looks like I even
> nginx_epoll_add_event() uses ngx_connection_t, which appears to have some
> assumptions that it is working with a connection oriented socket, rather
> than a packet-based one. Is there a way to do this?
> --Chris

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