Class: Hip3::HTTPSession

Inherits:
Net::HTTP
  • Object
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Defined in:
app/models/hip3/bib_searcher.rb

Constant Summary collapse

@@timeout =
5

Class Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Summary collapse

Class Method Details

.create(a_host, a_port = 80) ⇒ Object



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# File 'app/models/hip3/bib_searcher.rb', line 245

def HTTPSession.create(a_host, a_port = 80)
	http = HTTPSession.new(a_host, a_port)			
	http.read_timeout = @@timeout 
    http.open_timeout = @@timeout
	return http
end

.safe_get(httpObj, path, headers = nil) ⇒ Object

Does a get whether or not the connection is already open, if it wasn't already open, will make sure to leave it closed again.



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# File 'app/models/hip3/bib_searcher.rb', line 278

def self.safe_get(httpObj, path, headers=nil)
    if httpObj.started?
      return httpObj.get(path, headers)
    else
      # With a block, will close the connection when we're done. 
      return httpObj.start { |h| h.get(path, headers) }
    end
end

Instance Method Details

#get(path, headers = nil, &block) ⇒ Object



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# File 'app/models/hip3/bib_searcher.rb', line 253

def get(path, headers=nil, &block)
    limit = 6
    tries = 0
    response = nil

    while (response == nil || response.kind_of?(Net::HTTPRedirection) && tries < limit)
      # follow redirects
      if response.kind_of?( Net::HTTPRedirection )
        response = Net::HTTP.get_response(URI.parse(response['location']))
      else
        response = super(path, headers, block)      
      end
      tries = tries + 1
    end

    
	#This method raises if not 2xx response status.
	#No idea why such a method is called 'value'
	response.value
	
	return response
end