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From "Paul J. Reder" <rede...@remulak.net>
Subject Re: [Patch]: Add basic function to APR for LDAP rebind callback support.
Date Sat, 01 Dec 2007 00:22:47 GMT
I addressed the comments and haven't heard back from anyone
(Bojan or others). I can't commit to APR and can't commit the
Apache portion until the APR part has been committed. I know
folks were busy with the latest APR update... Has the dust

Any takers?


Paul J. Reder

Bojan Smojver wrote:
> Quoting "Paul J. Reder" <rederpj@remulak.net>:
>> The patches have been updated to address the issues pointed
>> out below (thanks Bojan).
>> New contents at the old links:
>> http://people.apache.org/~rederpj/APR-trunk_rebind.diff
>> http://people.apache.org/~rederpj/Apache-trunk_rebind.diff
> Cool.
>> Question: To what end? The xref entry isn't of any use to anyone except
>> in terms of a node in a list that the rebind callback can scan through.
>> The problem is that the rebind callback function is called from the ldap
>> library function and has no context related to the original request info
>> other than the ldap handle passed to it. The xrefs and the list they are
>> kept in needs to be protected to avoid concurrency issues, and having the
>> xref pointer doesn't help the rebind callback function since the xref
>> pointer can't be passed to it. Is there some reason the xref entry would
>> be of use to the caller that I've not thought of?
> Point taken. I didn't actually look into what the patch does when I 
> reviewed the code.
> --Bojan

Paul J. Reder
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