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Re: SASL_MECH and useronly

--On Thursday, January 12, 2006 8:33 AM +1100 Luke Howard <lukeh@padl.com> wrote:

I think the reason was that setting this globally will
prevent individual users from taking advantage of the
full function of programs.   For instance, (IIRC)
if the user wants to auto-select the mechanism, having
SASL_MECH set globally will disallow this.

Well, feel free to back out the patch. It seems to me, though, that if the administrator wants to force the use of a specific set of SASL mechanisms, they should be able to.

Hm, like I only want to allow GSSAPI? ;) (and maybe EXTERNAL someday).


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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