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Re: [mosquitto-dev] Upcoming Websockets support?

Hi Mike and Fabian,

Yes, the post by jpmens is correct. I'm still chasing some
intermittent problems so it's difficult to say when it's likely to be
released. The code is available for testing though - either use

hg clone -r 1.4

or grab the latest snapshot:

I'd be grateful for any feedback. You should compile with "make

Fabian - it does use libwebsockets but I'm going to be leaving
websockets disabled at compile time for this release so it is up to
package maintainers whether to enable it or not. I've been running
libwebsockets from git, so I'm not sure right now if the latest
released version works.

If you do give it a try, bear in mind that libwebsockets has a bug
that means the latest paho javascript client has problems:

Generally I try to make all dependencies optional at compile time.
This isn't always possible (like libuv for version 1.5). I'll try to
put packaging notes to help in the changelog file.



On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Fabian Affolter
<fabian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> On 07/18/2014 04:54 PM, Mike Whooley wrote:
>> I read elsewhere that an upcoming version of mosquitto will
>> natively support Websockets. Is this so, and if yes is there any
>> rough indication of when it might be available?
> I think a source about mosquitto and websockets is a blog post [1]
> from Jan-Piet Mens.
> This blog post mentioned that libwebsockets is used. From a packager
> point of view I would like to know if this right. The reason for
> asking is that libwebsockets is currently not available in Fedora. So
> we need to make libwebsockets part of the Fedora Package Collection
> before updating the mosquitto package to a future release.
> Kind regards,
> Fabian
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