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Re: EXTERNAL and ldapi://

At 10:17 AM 2002-01-28, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>"Kurt D. Zeilenga" wrote:
>> BTW, it would be interesting to create an LDAP
>> authorization association based upon the Unix
>> domain credential via getsockopt SCM_CREDENTIALS
>> (and like mechanisms) and SASL EXTERNAL....
>Interesting idea, although, quoting the linux documentation project
>        SCM_CREDENTIALS and the abstract namespace were introduced
>        with Linux 2.2 and should not be  used  in  portable  pro­
>        grams.

#ifdef SCM_CREDENTIALS /* :-) */

I note that the idea might be interesting enough to implement
in HEAD, but not interesting enough to be released.  I have
no problem with experimenting with interesting ideas in HEAD
(as long as experiments don't get in the way of other things).