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Re: [Muddleftpd-users] about auth modules, etc

From: muddleftpd-users-admin
Subject: Re: [Muddleftpd-users] about auth modules, etc
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 21:13:02 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at 08:47, Beau Kuiper wrote:

> At the moment modules only exist to perform authentication. This will 
> probably 
> change in the future, but at the moment, I am more focused on documentation 
> of what we have.

Ok, Is anyone working on translating the .txt files to SGML?
I guess that's the first step.

> Nope, authentication modules have existed sine 1.3.1. (and got revised in 
> 1.3.4) Since they only exist for a specific task (authentication), they are 
> only loaded when checking the username/passwords users provide. (after the 
> PASS command) They coexist perfectly fine, since no more than one 
> authentication module is ever loaded at one time. (if you have multiple 
> groups with different authentication modules, the modules will get loaded one 
> after the other until password is matched.

So is each module unloaded (dlclose) after *one* use? Sounds like a waste
of disk I/O and time to me... :)


Oskar Liljeblad (address@hidden)

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