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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] modules/aaa use optional function to register
Date Sat, 14 Sep 2002 15:22:27 GMT

> Here is the patch that changes the auth providers to use an optional
> function.  It delares the optional function in mod_auth.h, register it
> in mod_auth_basic.c, and retrieve it in mod_authn_file.c and
> mod_authn_dbm.c.

Nice !

> Notice how the only current auth_providers are dbm and file -- and
> there are no authz providers.  When those are switched, they simply
> need to lookup the optional function in the pre_config phase.  Even
> though there are no authz providers, I optionalized the register
> method.  I did my best to implement this without modifying any current
> logic, so it should be simple to read.

G33z - I am not sure I subscribe to this authZ naming stuff. With all
those Zzzz - it sure feels as if I am reading some script kiddie piece of
code :-)


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