bo access from VFP

Guillaume Quintard guillaume.quintard at
Fri Dec 31 23:48:46 UTC 2021

Small follow-up on that one: it would be nice for VFP to be able to disable
streaming (bo->do_stream), so that's an extra argument to be able to access
the busyobj

Guillaume Quintard

On Sun, Dec 26, 2021 at 6:11 PM Guillaume Quintard <
guillaume.quintard at> wrote:

> Happy holidays to everyone,
> Unless I'm mistaken, there's no way for a VFP to access the busyobj, and
> was wondering if that could change as I need it to retrieve a vmod_priv.
> For some context, I stumbled on this while working on this vmod:
> (It's in rust, and I'm using it to explore what kind of bindings we need.
> I already have a couple of examples for VDP[1] and VFP[2] in the crate[3]
> repo, but of course they don't need as much as a real vmod.)
> With vmod_rers, the user is able to add regex/sub pairs on a per-request
> basis [4], and they will be acted upon by the VDP. To store and retrieve
> the pairs I use the regular "fake vrt_ctx trick"[4], since the VDP has
> access to the req struct, it's very easy to build.
> However, I'm unable to do the same thing on the VFP side since I have
> neither a req (fair) nor a bo.
> Is there a big reason for not having access to it, or is it just that
> nobody asked for it until now?
> Happy new year!
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> --
> Guillaume Quintard
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