python auth support is broken?
jason at boldfish.com
Sat Oct 6 07:28:21 UTC 2001
On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, greg andruk wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 09:22:37PM -0700, Jason Dillon wrote:
> > Hello, I just started playing with the python auth support, to query a mysql
> > database for auth, but it looks like it is really broken.
> I see stuff lifted from the innd k0dez that won't really help nnrpd but that
> does make it harder to understand & debug.
Not really sure what you mean by this.
> > attr['type'] = attributes['hostname'];
> > attr['pass'] = attributes['newsgroup'];
> > attr['user'] = attributes['pass'];
> > attr['hostname'] = attributes['user'];
> > attr['ipaddress'] = attributes['interface'];
> > attr['interface'] = None;
> > attr['newsgroup'] = None;
> > return attr;
> > just to get 'type' working correctly. by default there is no 'type' key,
> > which breaks the example completely.
> Smells like an off-by-1 error in the dict assignment. I'm surprised you're
> not crashing.
> What version of INN is this?
news.jboss.org InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.3.2 ready (no posting).
RH 7.0, compiled from 7.1 src rpm (with no errors). I did have to turn on
python support though.
Any insight would really be helpful. Do you know if the perl integration is
You can look at the server at news.jboss.org:119 if you like.
Thanks for the quick reply,
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