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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: known? rfc1413 not thread safe
Date Sun, 14 Dec 1997 03:16:39 GMT
At 11:01 PM 12/12/97 -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>Dean Gaudet wrote:
>> 
>> rfc1413.c uses static variables (in a rather lame way).  Is this known?
>> There's an Ambarish comment in there.  IdentityCheck essentially won't
>> work for win32 right now.
>
>It's known to me, at least.  rfc1413.c should be getting nuked and
>replaced with mod_auth_ident.c as soon as I finish it, along
>with moving the IdentityCheck directive out of the core.  This is
>why I wanted to pursue per-connexion module config lists but was
>shouted down.  Timetable is unknown; probably not until 2.0 -
>unless we do a 1.4.. <g>

IdentityCheck doesn't do the same thing as a mod_auth_ident would.  The
concept of a mod_auth_ident is frightening to me.  Come to think of it
ident doesn't seem all that interesting these days either.  Anyone relying
upon it in a production environment?

Brings to mind another survey section we could have: "things in Apache you
could live without".  :)

	Brian


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