[drupal-devel] [task] New XML-RPC library

chx drupal-devel at drupal.org
Tue Jul 12 15:56:29 UTC 2005

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 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    base system
 Category:     tasks
 Priority:     critical
 Assigned to:  chx
 Reported by:  chx
 Updated by:   chx
 Status:       patch
 Attachment:   http://drupal.org/files/issues/xmlrpc_6.patch (96.26 KB)

Lot of improvements. We now support introspection ie. methods are
signed, the signature is an array with array('return type', 'param1
type', 'param2 type'....) see blogapi_xmlrpc for example.


Previous comments:

July 5, 2005 - 20:17 : chx

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/xmlrpc_4.patch (89.47 KB)

Bootstrap broke xmlrpc hopeless. And that library was a pain to work
with. This one, though is much more transparent. Only date and base64
objects require special handling, everything else is totally

I put a module in my sandbox which makes Drupal validate against
validate.xmlrpc.com and is a nice example on how to use the new


July 5, 2005 - 20:22 : chx

The library is tested. Also, the function drupal_auth is. Nothing else
is tested yet.


July 5, 2005 - 23:09 : chx

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/xmlrpc_5.patch (89.35 KB)

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