sqlcounter returning wrong value?

liran tal liransgarage at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 15:00:01 CET 2008

On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 6:00 AM, Venkatesh K <kaevee at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Liran,
> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 4:16 AM, liran tal <liransgarage at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey Venkatesh,
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 2:26 AM, Venkatesh K <kaevee at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> rlm_sqlcounter has one more limitation. In version 1.1.7, the maximum
> >> counter value was limited to <2G whereas in 2.1.1 it seems to be <4G.
> >> This imposes an artificial limitation of maximum of 4GB of downloads.
> >> I had a workaround where I patched rlm_sqlcounter to limit the per
> >> session downloads to 4GB if allowed usage exceeds 4GB.
> >
> > Sorry for the late reply.
> > I applied your patch and now data counters work as expected with a minor
> > exception, the 2Gb limit
> > as you have stated previously. Possibly you could also post the patch for
> > the 2Gb/4Gb limit?
> > I'm hoping it's compatible with FR 1.1.7 as well.
> >
> It is ok. I am happy to know it works for you. I will email you a
> patch for 1.1.7 in couple of days. The patch is going to impose
> certain limitations on you. The maximum return value should be less
> than unsigned integer(32bit). The maximum reply value for data will be
> limited to 4GB even if actual value is more than 4GB. So, there will
> be a per session limit of 4GB though user is authorized to transfer
> more data.
So the check value of the attribute remains a number bigger than 4GB, for
example an 8GB
limit but the reply attribute that is sent will contain a value of <= 4GB
due to the limit?

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