I would like to add support for WebSocket channel in TCF agent; I
already have a prototype working and I should be able to commit soon
my changes in org.eclipse.tcf.agent GIT repository. Before I commit
any change; I would like to get agreement on what I am planning to
Any comment/suggestion is welcome.
- WebSocket support will be implemented using libwebsockets
library (https://libwebsockets.org/). The libwebsockets license
allows static linking without LGPL license propagation. Anyway,
I would not use static linking but instead use dynamic linking
and the libwebsockets library will have to be built outside TCF
agent GIT repo (similar to what is done with Lua). Do you
foresee any issue?
- I plan to support only cmake build for WebSocket support (this
can be extended in the future).
- Configuring/Building TCF agent with libwebsockets support will
require some dedicated documentation. I plan to put this in
org.eclipse.tcf.git GIT repo and then update the "Getting
Started" guide to reflect this.
- I don't plan to add a Java WebSocket client for now; maybe in
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