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RE: POST - how to retrieve the response ?? HELP !!

From: Ailleen Lien <alien@clientsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 11:35:21 -0400
Message-ID: <F3327358F65CD31196DE00A0C9FC4F79011976A0@mail.clientsoft.com>
To: "'Roland Bickel'" <r.bickel@cmg.nl>
Cc: "'www-lib@w3.org'" <www-lib@w3.org>
  Do you have HTRequest_setOutputFormat() after HTRequest_new()?  If you do
not have, You still get Null String back from HTPostAnchorToChunk().

	/* Create a request */
	request = HTRequest_new();
	HTRequest_setOutputFormat(request, HTAtom_for("text/xml")

Good Luck

Aileen

-----Original Message-----
From: Roland Bickel [mailto:r.bickel@cmg.nl]
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2001 10:28 AM
To: 'www-lib@w3.org'
Subject: POST - how to retrieve the response ?? HELP !!



Hello everybody !!

I hope some of you guys can help me with this.. i'm right now able to POST a
message to a HTTP server (responses to my last question still heavily
appreciated !!) , and i'm also a receiving a response. Mostly, i'm using the
HTPostAnchor function to do this.

My question is : How can I retrieve the answer from the POST request,
without reading it from file ?? I scanned through the w3c libwww archive,
and tried the HTPostAnchorToChunk function of Aileen, but to no avail :-(.
My terminate handler always says that the chunk is null.. I'm using
asynchronous sockets, btw..

structure of the prog is like 

terminatehandler(....)
{
	printf("test %s\n", HTChunk_toCString((HTChunk *)param);

	/* more irrelevant stuff */
}

HTPostAnchorToChunk(...)
{
	HTChunk * chunk = NULL;
	HTStream *target = HTStreamToChunk(request, &chunk, 0);
	
	if (chunk)
	{
		HTNetaddAfter(terminate_handler, NULL, chunk, HT_ALL,
HT_FILTER_LAST);
	
		/* rest as in Aileen's example */
	}
}

main()
{
	HTProfile_newHTMLnoCachecClient(....);
	
	/* set up some events and callbacks to do other stuff */

	/* Create anchors and so on.. */

	HTPostAnchorToChunk(..);

	 HTEventloop_newlist(); 
}

am i  forgetting something ?? 
help appreciated !!

with kind regards,
Roland Bickel
Received on Monday, 23 April 2001 11:35:25 GMT

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