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Re: Patch: use SCM_CREDS authentication over PF_LOCAL sockets

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Garrett Wollman <wollman(at)khavrinen(dot)lcs(dot)mit(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch: use SCM_CREDS authentication over PF_LOCAL sockets
Date: 2001-08-20 14:36:01
Message-ID: 200108201436.f7KEa1A02682@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> <<On Tue, 14 Aug 2001 20:54:42 -0400 (EDT), Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> said:
> 
> > Is that OK with everyone.  Since we have peer with Linux, seems we
> > should add CRED_ in the same release.
> 
> One thing to be careful about: there are several different versions of
> this functionality, and not all of them use the same data structures.
> Probably you should include a configure test to figure out which
> version is available.

Well, I already can test between FreeBSD and BSD/OS with an existing
define that is only in BSD/OS.  When we get another platform, I can
either add a configure test or another define test.

Is there any value to a configure test if I don't know what to test for
other than SCM_CREDS?

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