update1: sub probe_resp - VIP RFC

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 17 20:27:07 CEST 2017

In message <434280ee-a081-87f6-278c-5156cae6d7e3 at schokola.de>, Nils Goroll writes:
>On 16/04/17 19:17, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>> Did you miss the beresp.backend maybe ?
>> No, I did not.
>> I was wonder if more intimate exposure was considered or ignored ?
>The whole point of the VIP RFC is to modify the backend, and I intended to add
>vmod functions later to (indirectly) manipulate the BACKEND object available in
>the sub.

So this is where I think all the dragons will be found:  Doesn't the
backend implementation get any say in this?

Summary:  I'm OK with the idea, but we need to find out how this works
with dynamic backends, in particular dynamic backends speaking FOOPROTO
rather than HTTP.

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