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From Tom Donovan <donov...@bellatlantic.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RE : [users@httpd] authn_dbd: what format for encrypted password?
Date Sat, 18 Aug 2007 19:19:01 GMT
Laurent FAILLIE wrote:
> --- Phil Endecott 
>> Many thanks for any advice you can offer.
> 
> Hi Phil,
> 
> My only advice is to not use it as it doesn't work :-(
> Stock 2.2.4's dbd is buggy and even with an updated
> mod_dbd.c it randomly fails (see bug 42732 /
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42732).
> 

I disagree.  I use mod_dbd with Apache 2.2.4 on both Windows & Linux 
with success. I don't use it with PostgreSQL in production (although I 
have tested with PostgreSQL and found no problems).

I have not experienced random failures (...so far...)

I always apply the patch from comment #22 in bug 39985
  http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=39985#c22

For sites where idle connections may time out, I also apply the patch 
that I proposed in APR bug 42841
   http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42841
Be careful with this one.  It hasn't been accepted by the APR folks, and 
there's really no indication that it ever will be.

re: documenting the Apache password stuff in the WIKI.
Sure, I will get this done in a day or two.

-tom-





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