On 8/1/07, Rikard Lindby <rlindby / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to create a child class from Net::HTTP and the following
> seems to work:
> class Connection < Net::HTTP
>   def initialize(addr, port)
>       super(addr, port)
>   end
> end
> I can now write: conn = Connection.new(addr, port)
> instead of: conn = Net::HTTP.new(addr, port)
>
> But what I really would like is to be able to use the Proxy method of
> Net::HTTP in initialize.
> So that i could use: conn = Connection.new(addr, port, paddr, pport)
> instead of: conn = Net::HTTP::Proxy(paddr, pprort).new(addr, port)
>
> But I have as of yet no idea how to incorporate the proxy in the
> Connection class.
> I have tried many, many different approaches but none works.
>
> Something like the following would be what I am after, but it does not
> work (of course)
> class Connection < Net::HTTP
>   def initialize(addr, port, paddr=nil, pport=nil)
>       Proxy(paddr, pport).super(addr, port)
>   end
>
> end

What about either:

class Connection < Net::Http
   def self.create(addr, port, paddr, pport)
       Proxy(paddr, pport).new(addr, port)
  end
end

or

class Connection
  def self.create(..)
     Net::Http.Proxy(...).new(...)
  end
end

use:

Connection.create(...)

(not tested though)