Generic socket handling

Gary Kramlich grim at
Fri Aug 9 12:14:01 EDT 2013

Any reason why you wouldn't use GSocket from GIO?  Although I see that it
was added in glib2.22 and I believe we're trying to target 2.20.

On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Tomasz Wasilczyk
<tomkiewicz at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been recently messing with HTTP implementation and made a nice
> internal C-class for TCP connections (encrypted and/or via proxy) -
> see PurpleHttpSocket and purple_http_socket_* at http.c. I think,
> could be reasonable to use it globally, instead of
> purple_proxy_connect and purple_ssl_connect, to make tcp handling
> consistent, independently of connection type.
> It needs some more work, if we want to make purple_ssl_connect* and
> purple_proxy_connect* deprecated, but at this point it's just a
> proposal for 3.0.0.
> Please, give me an opinion.
> Tomek
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