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Simple webserver based on libwebsockets library. Read full description at http://martinsikora.com/libwebsockets-simple-http-server
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <libwebsockets.h>
static int callback_http(struct libwebsocket_context *context,
struct libwebsocket *wsi,
enum libwebsocket_callback_reasons reason, void *user,
void *in, size_t len)
{
switch (reason) {
// http://git.warmcat.com/cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/tree/lib/libwebsockets.h#n260
case LWS_CALLBACK_CLIENT_WRITEABLE:
printf("connection established\n");
// http://git.warmcat.com/cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/tree/lib/libwebsockets.h#n281
case LWS_CALLBACK_HTTP: {
char *requested_uri = (char *) in;
printf("requested URI: %s\n", requested_uri);
if (strcmp(requested_uri, "/") == 0) {
void *universal_response = "Hello, World!";
// http://git.warmcat.com/cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/tree/lib/libwebsockets.h#n597
libwebsocket_write(wsi, universal_response,
strlen(universal_response), LWS_WRITE_HTTP);
break;
} else {
// try to get current working directory
char cwd[1024];
char *resource_path;
if (getcwd(cwd, sizeof(cwd)) != NULL) {
// allocate enough memory for the resource path
resource_path = malloc(strlen(cwd) + strlen(requested_uri));
// join current working direcotry to the resource path
sprintf(resource_path, "%s%s", cwd, requested_uri);
printf("resource path: %s\n", resource_path);
char *extension = strrchr(resource_path, '.');
char *mime;
// choose mime type based on the file extension
if (extension == NULL) {
mime = "text/plain";
} else if (strcmp(extension, ".png") == 0) {
mime = "image/png";
} else if (strcmp(extension, ".jpg") == 0) {
mime = "image/jpg";
} else if (strcmp(extension, ".gif") == 0) {
mime = "image/gif";
} else if (strcmp(extension, ".html") == 0) {
mime = "text/html";
} else if (strcmp(extension, ".css") == 0) {
mime = "text/css";
} else {
mime = "text/plain";
}
// by default non existing resources return code 400
// for more information how this function handles headers
// see it's source code
// http://git.warmcat.com/cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/tree/lib/parsers.c#n1896
libwebsockets_serve_http_file(wsi, resource_path, mime);
}
}
// close connection
libwebsocket_close_and_free_session(context, wsi,
LWS_CLOSE_STATUS_NORMAL);
break;
}
default:
printf("unhandled callback\n");
break;
}
return 0;
}
/* list of supported protocols and callbacks */
static struct libwebsocket_protocols protocols[] = {
/* first protocol must always be HTTP handler */
{
"http-only", /* name */
callback_http, /* callback */
0 /* per_session_data_size */
},
{
NULL, NULL, 0 /* End of list */
}
};
int main(void) {
// server url will be http://localhost:7681
int port = 8080;
const char *interface = NULL;
struct libwebsocket_context *context;
// we're not using ssl
const char *cert_path = NULL;
const char *key_path = NULL;
// no special options
int opts = 0;
// create libwebsocket context representing this server
context = libwebsocket_create_context(port, interface, protocols,
libwebsocket_internal_extensions,
cert_path, key_path, -1, -1, opts);
if (context == NULL) {
fprintf(stderr, "libwebsocket init failed\n");
return -1;
}
printf("starting server...\n");
// infinite loop, the only option to end this serer is
// by sending SIGTERM. (CTRL+C)
while (1) {
libwebsocket_service(context, 50);
// libwebsocket_service will process all waiting events with their
// callback functions and then wait 50 ms.
// (this is single threaded webserver and this will keep
// our server from generating load while there are not
// requests to process)
}
libwebsocket_context_destroy(context);
return 0;
}
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@Globik Globik commented Oct 4, 2017

In node.js ws could one to store per-user data as follows : ws.owner_pid=msg.owner_pid, and here in pure C how to be with it?

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