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RE: sws test server with --fork

From: Joe Mason <>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 16:48:18 +0000

> From: curl-library [] on behalf of Daniel
> Stenberg []
> Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 11:40 AM
> To: libcurl development
> Subject: Re: sws test server with --fork
> > The reason I want it right now is because I wrote a test of NTLM auth, and
> > found that because NTLM is connection oriented, curl will only reuse the
> > same connection for requests with the exact same NTLM paramters. If you
> > try
> > to make two NTLM requests to the same host but with different usernames or
> > passwords, curl will use a separate connection for each. Which is fine,
> > but
> > without the --fork option to sws, the test suite only listens on one
> > connection at a time. With --fork, my new test seems to work.
> Ah yes, makes sense. If we really need to have more than one conection to the
> server up, then we need to make the server handle it I'd say!

My new test just stopped working even with --fork. Don't know why... I'm leaning towards extending the sws server to use poll() and multiple sockets in the same process. That will take care of concerns about serialization of the log files, etc, and make sure we don't lose any state.

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