[webkit-gtk] How to connect SoupMessage signals from "resource-request-starting" ?

Emmanuel Rodriguez emmanuel.rodriguez at gmail.com
Mon May 16 07:39:27 PDT 2011

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 15:04, Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org> wrote:
> Hey,
> On Sun, 2011-05-15 at 23:44 +0200, Emmanuel Rodriguez wrote:
>> I though that I could achieve this by connecting to the "finished"
>> signal that SoupMessage exposes in order to track when the http
>> request was finished but this doesn't work as the signal is never
>> fired.
> Unforunately you can't. The SoupMessage provided in
> resource-request-starting is for information only and you cannot assume
> it is the same that is going to be sent to the server. You can poke its
> headers and adjust other things, and those changes will be kept and
> propagated to the message that ends up being sent, but connecting to
> signals won't work unfortunately.
Thanks, for the clarification.

> That is something we would like to improve on, but for now is what we
> got. So your best bet is using SoupSession's signals instead.
How do I get an handle to the SoupSession used by webkit?

Emmanuel Rodriguez

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