RFC: passdb redesign

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Sat Nov 11 18:08:57 GMT 2000

Tim Potter wrote:
> Gerald Carter writes:
> > > Could the "passdb module path = <filemname>" be allowed
> > > more than once?
> >
> > yes, but to load two modules at the same time means namespace
> > problems.  One would have to unloaded first.
> You could keep lists of pointers and try fetching/setting user
> information using each module in turn.  Adding users might get a
> bit complicated. (-:

I'm trying to get away from the current use of function 
pointers.  They get rath ercomplicated to follow in the code.
I have a few ideas that I just haven't finished fleshing out 
yet.  Will try to summarize thoswe next week.

Cheers, jerry
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