pecl_http 1.5.0RC2

Extended HTTP Support

This HTTP extension aims to provide a convenient and powerful
set of functionality for one of PHPs major applications.

It eases handling of HTTP urls, headers and messages, provides
means for negotiation of a client's preferred content type,
language and charset, as well as a convenient way to send any
arbitrary data with caching and resuming capabilities.

It provides powerful request functionality with support for
parallel requests.


License: BSD-2-Clause


o Improved new persistent handles functionality
- Removed --enable-http-persistent-handles
+ Added http.persistent.handles.limit system INI option which controls
the maximum amount of idle persistent handles kept around (per provider);
0 means every handle is destroyed after usage (i.e. disabled),
-1 means virtually unlimited maximum amount of idle handles (default)