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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: resolving aaa related symbol in auth_provider.c
Date Wed, 11 Sep 2002 13:57:33 GMT
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 09:57:59AM -0400, John K. Sterling wrote:
> Hi - 
> this brings up an issue I noticed while implementing the AddAuthProvider
> scheme (to allow multiple providers per location):
> Don't you think the register method should be implemented as an optional
> function?  This would elminate these linking issues.... but it would also
> allow third party modules to hook into the system more easily - and third
> party modules could only use the provider scheme if it is available.

Ooooh, perhaps an optional function would indeed be better.  Hadn't
thought of that.  Patches?  =)

BTW, notice that AuthBasicProvider/AuthDigestProvider is an ITERATE
directive.  To support multiple providers, I'd prefer to see it
implemented that way.  -- justin

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