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SPRX web request (libhttp)

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I know PS3 is getting hella old but there’s something I always wanted to make work on my SPRX projects so I could show a completed project for a future internship. The part that is missing to complete that is an authentification mechanism.

I’ve got my server/database side coded and running well already and I got good encryption and protection methods on the client side. What i’m trying to do is to code a header file that will be able to send a request to a url and get a response back. That requires some of the SDK’s libraries. I understand the proccess that leads to a transaction and response since I read the documentation but I always got issues when building the project. It compiles well bu at the linking it fails.

To make sure I had no errors related to my mod menu and stuff I created an clean project with no encryption or mod menu at all and that builds a working sprx. From that project, I tried using shared code from NGU about Socket requests, HTTP stuff, ... That never worked as well. So what I did was using a SDK sample project that handles libhttp. But again, linking errors. I beleive I’m doing something wrong when linking additionnal dependencies or including headers to my project because either ways I get errors. Maybe my SDK isnt well installed? But that doesnt make sense since I can build my SPRX when im not trying to use network libraries. That SDK copy I have is installed in C:/usr/..../cell/..... and all the files im trying to link/include are there. Maybe someone could explain me the way to use an external library in my project.

The errors I get happen when I call whatever method that comes from a library:

L0064: Linking aborted
	L0303: Error generating PRX (prx-fixup failed)

Or sometimes I get errors about variables types like:

_errno is a TLS variable. PRX does not support that.

That’s related to a network library as well.

I tried using this source code as well, but I get the same kind of errors.


This source code header gave me the same errors too.


****** is actually nex-tgen-update


I hope someone can help me or dig into an old project to help me get that http request to work.

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