Inline C and memory allocation

Ken Brownfield kb+varnish at
Tue Jul 7 01:12:40 CEST 2009

Isn't VRT_SetHdr() what you're looking for?  Mind its semantics, though.

On Jul 6, 2009, at 7:26 AM, Laurence Rowe wrote:

> Hi,
> Thought my C is rather rusty by now, I'd like to make the mod_auth_tkt
> [1] signed cookie authentication / authorisation system work with
> Varnish. The idea would be to encode the acceptable authorisation
> tokens for a page into it's response header then check the tokens in
> the user's auth_tkt cookie against the tokens in the cached header
> during vcl_deliver.
> I can find examples online that read data from headers using
> VRT_GetHdr, but in order to implement/port mod_auth_tkt I will need to
> decode the data in the cookie and write the decoded contents to new
> headers. With apache, I would use apr_psprintf or similar to allocate
> memory from the pool. What would be the equivalent in Varnish?
> Laurence
> [1]
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