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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Issues with the Keberos codec
Date Tue, 16 Nov 2010 03:14:05 GMT
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 4:48 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> the way we decode the Kerberos is not good, as I said in a previous mail. We
> can't process a fragmented PDU.
>
> I suggested that we manipulate the State in order to pick the right
> container, but this is really too complex, and brittle.
> I have one other solution :
> pre-read the PDU size. As we are using TLV, the Length once read will let us
> read the Value as an opaque element, then once completely read, we will be
> able to process the PDU
> This seems a minimal cost to get the codec working with the grammars we have
> defined.
> thoughts ?
sounds good to me, OTOH what are the disadvantages of reading whole
PDU and processing it?

-- 
Kiran Ayyagari

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