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Re: [Arx-users] Networking libraries and Windows

From: Kevin Smith
Subject: Re: [Arx-users] Networking libraries and Windows
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 20:17:05 -0400

On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 16:41 -0700, Walter Landry wrote:
> ArX has depended on gnome-vfs for a long time.  Unfortunately,
> gnome-vfs is a large dependency and is not ported to Windows except
> through cygwin.  What has impeded a replacement is that it must cover
> sftp, http, https + webdav, ftp, and ftps, and it must already build
> on a variety of Unix platforms, Mac, and Windows (mingw is ok).  I
> think I have figured out a replacement now.  Each of them come with
> caveats.
> sftp: libssh2
> http, https+webdav: neon
> ftp(s): ftplibpp

Without exploring the libraries in detail, the overall plan sounds like
a net gain to me. And eventually a Windows SSL solution may become


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