[fpc-pascal] https support; call for testers

Reinier Olislagers reinierolislagers at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 11:26:33 CEST 2014

On 13/04/2014 22:29, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Apr 2014, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>> On 11/04/2014 15:27, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>>> On 11/04/2014 15:00, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> If you want to use client side certificates with httpclient, how would
>> you do specify that?
> I don't want to burden the component with too much properties.
> So, I have implemented 2 methods:
> 1. The socket handler is now created in a virtual method:
>    GetSocketHandler
>    it can be overridden to implement custom behaviour.
> 2. There is an event OnGetSocketHandler which can be assigned to create
> the socket.
>    the default GetSocketHandler calls this event, and if the event
> handler is not
>    set or returns a Nil handler, it will create a default handler.

Suggest promoting OnGetSocketHandler to public:
Index: packages/fcl-web/src/base/fphttpclient.pp
--- packages/fcl-web/src/base/fphttpclient.pp   (revision 27579)
+++ packages/fcl-web/src/base/fphttpclient.pp   (working copy)
@@ -266,6 +266,7 @@
     Property OnPassword;
     Property OnDataReceived;
     Property OnHeaders;
+    Property OnGetSocketHandler;
   EHTTPClient = Class(Exception);

I've tested with code like this in the callback:
  if UseSSL and (FClientCertificate<>'') then
    // Only set up client certificate if needed.
    // If not, let normal fphttpclient flow create
    // required socket handler
    (AHandler as
which seems to work fine (no crash, stepping through the code gave good
init) but I can't test further as I've misconfigured my server (can't
get it to accept client certs from browser either; probably need some
more fiddling with CA files)


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