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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: mod_ftp's ftp_limitlogin.c
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2007 21:10:02 GMT
I'll take an effort in addressing them... I think the
issues are due to the fact that the actual updates to
the doccos lagged behind changes to the codebase...

Realistically, I won't have cycles until mid-nextweek

On Dec 5, 2007, at 4:03 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> There seems to be several consistent bugs/misassumption throughout the
> lookup values of ftp_limitlogin.c's logic.  As background; there is
> actually only one LimitDB file for the entire running server instance.
>  * the dkey's aren't keyed by virtual host, rendering the net
>    results server-wide instead of host-wide.  Because it's only
>    for the lifecycle of one host, even the address (careful w/
>    64 bit OS's) of the relevant server_rec would be useful (though
>    that might not span graceful restarts, and these users are
>    still connected, it would ignore their existence - but there
>    are general flaws with restarts and db locking mutexes throughout
>    httpd's source).
>  * the dkey's aren't keyed to record type, it seems a one-byte
>    record type of 'I'P, 'U'ser, or 'S'erver would be useful.
> I noticed these resolving several discrepancies between the
> mod_ftp.xml docs and the acutal config syntax which led me to peek
> into the implementation.
> Anyone have interest in fixing?  Or should we mark them in the docs
> as 'experimental' directives?  Or axe limitlogin altogether?
> Bill

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