nginx push question
mbaroukh at cardiweb.com
Wed Jun 30 12:55:05 MSD 2010
I found the nginx_push_module recently and I'm trying to find if it can
fill my needs.
It is really fantastic when 1 user subscribe to 1 stream.
But, can someone tell me if there is a way for one user to subscribe
with one request to many channel ?
I don't think because in the activity http response, there is no header
with he channel id to distinguish responses :
GET /activity?id=2 HTTP/1.1
User-Agent: curl/7.19.7 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.19.7
OpenSSL/0.9.8k zlib/22.214.171.124 libidn/1.15
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:34:50 GMT
Last-Modified: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:34:01 GMT
Vary: If-None-Match, If-Modified-Since
I suppose that a header like
wouldn't be hard to add but would it be hard to allow to subscribe with
a request like
I'm trying to use nginx on a mobile application where users can
subscribe to many, many streams.
But I don't wan't, if I can, to make a channel per user and I don't
wan't each user to have as many request pending as subscribed channels ...
A channel per user would be possible but
- I must keep on server side which user subscribed to which channel
- I must handle case where users does not exist anymore to stop wasting
time trying to send them data ...
Any idea of how I can accomplish this actually ?
Maybe I missed something ?
Thanks anyway for this module !
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