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http::async_write (2 of 3 overloads)

Write a complete message to a stream asynchronously.


Defined in header <boost/beast/http/write.hpp>

    class AsyncWriteStream,
    bool isRequest,
    class Body,
    class Fields,
    class WriteHandler = net::default_completion_token_t<            executor_type<AsyncWriteStream>>>
    AsyncWriteStream& stream,
    message< isRequest, Body, Fields >& msg,
    WriteHandler&& handler = net::default_completion_token_t< executor_type< AsyncWriteStream > >{});

This function is used to write a complete message to a stream asynchronously using HTTP/1. The function call always returns immediately. The asynchronous operation will continue until one of the following conditions is true:

This operation is implemented in terms of zero or more calls to the stream's async_write_some function, and is known as a composed operation. The program must ensure that the stream performs no other writes until this operation completes. The algorithm will use a temporary serializer with an empty chunk decorator to produce buffers.


This function only participates in overload resolution if is_mutable_body_writer for Body returns true.





The stream to which the data is to be written. The type must support the AsyncWriteStream concept.


The message to write. The object must remain valid at least until the handler is called; ownership is not transferred.


The completion handler to invoke when the operation completes. The implementation takes ownership of the handler by performing a decay-copy. The equivalent function signature of the handler must be:

void handler(
    error_code const & error,        // result of operation
    std::size_t bytes_transferred   // the number of bytes written to the stream

If the handler has an associated immediate executor, an immediate completion will be dispatched to it. Otherwise, the handler will not be invoked from within this function. Invocation of the handler will be performed in a manner equivalent to using net::post.

Per-Operation Cancellation

This asynchronous operation supports cancellation for the following net::cancellation_type values:

if the stream also supports terminal cancellation, terminal cancellation leaves the stream in an undefined state, so that only closing it is guaranteed to succeed.

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