Status of Indy 10.x with Free Pascal

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Subject: Status of Indy 10.x with Free Pascal
Posted by:  Graeme (graem…
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011


What is the status of Indy 10.5 (I'm using 10.5.8 here) with Free Pascal? More specifically under Linux. I've port tiOPF's multi-tier application server, which uses Indy HTTP Server component. It works perfectly under Windows and project compiled with FPC 2.5.1 (the to be soon released 2.6.0 code).

But when I compile that same project under Linux with same FPC version, I have some issues.

1) indy doesn't setup default Bindings like it does under Windows. So i have to manually do the following in my code:

  FIdHTTPServer := TIdHTTPServer.Create(Nil);
  FIdHTTPServer.DefaultPort:= APort;
  FIdHTTPServer.OnCommandGet := DoIDHTTPServerCommandGet;
  FIdHTTPServer.KeepAlive := False;
  FIdHTTPServer.Bindings.Add.IPVersion := id_IPv4;

2) The DoIDHTTPServerCommandGet() event handler of OnCommandGet never gets called under Linux. So my HTTP Server simply does nothing. :-(

My setup is as follows:
  - Ubuntu Linux 10.04.2 (64-bit)
  - Indy 10.5.8
  - Free Pascal 2.5.1 (to be released 2.6.0 soon)

I'll setup a 32-bit Linux environment and test under that soon. Just to see if it is a 32-bit vs 64-bit issue in Indy, or a Linux vs Windows issues.

  - Graeme -