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Re: protocol: closing SASL upon Unbind
Kurt D. Zeilenga writes:
>At 01:59 PM 12/6/2004, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
>>protocol-28 section 4.3 (Unbind Operation) says:
>>> (...) close the LDAP session as follows:
>>> - cease exchanges at the LDAP message layer,
>>> - close the SASL layer (if installed),
>> No. To do that, one simply closes the connection. As I noted earlier,
>> [SASL] does not define the operation of closing a SASL layer, it only
>> defines replacing it with another layer.
> The SASL mechanism itself may provide a layer closure facility
> and, if so, it should be used.
If so, [SASL] should be modified to mention such a facility: The
application shouldn't need to know that the particilar SASL layer it is
using has such a facility; the SASL implementation itself should provide
a "close the current layer" function.
>> - cease exchanges at the the SASL layer (if installed),