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NE_SET_USERAGENT

NE_SET_USERAGENT

Section: neon API reference (3) Updated: 14 July 2007
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NAME

ne_set_useragent, ne_set_persist, ne_set_read_timeout, ne_get_scheme, ne_get_server_hostport - common properties for HTTP sessions  

SYNOPSIS

#include <ne_session.h>
void ne_set_useragent(ne_session *session, const char *product);
void ne_set_persist(ne_session *session, int flag);
void ne_set_read_timeout(ne_session *session, int timeout);
const char *ne_get_scheme(ne_sesssion *session);
const char *ne_get_server_hostport(ne_sesssion *session);
 

DESCRIPTION

The User-Agent request header is used to identify the software which generated the request for statistical or debugging purposes. neon does not send a User-Agent header unless a call is made to the ne_set_useragent. ne_set_useragent must be passed a product string conforming to RFC2616's product token grammar; of the form "Product/Version".

By default neon will use a persistent connection whenever possible. For specific applications, or for debugging purposes, it is sometimes useful to disable persistent connections. The ne_set_persist function will disable persistent connections if passed a flag parameter of 0, and will enable them otherwise.

When neon reads from a socket, by default the read operation will time out after 60 seconds, and the request will fail giving an NE_TIMEOUT error. To configure this timeout interval, call ne_set_read_timeout giving the desired number of seconds as the timeout parameter.

The scheme used to initially create the session will be returned by ne_get_scheme.

The hostport pair with which the session is associated will be returned by the ne_get_server_hostport; for example www.example.com:8080. Note that the :port will be omitted if the default port for the scheme is used.  

EXAMPLES

Set a user-agent string:

ne_session *sess = ne_session_create(...);
ne_set_useragent(sess, "MyApplication/2.1");

Disable use of persistent connections:

ne_session *sess = ne_session_create(...);
ne_set_persist(sess, 0);

Set a 30 second read timeout:

ne_session *sess = ne_session_create(...);
ne_set_read_timeout(sess, 30);
 

AUTHOR

Joe Orton <neon@webdav.org>

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