Callback-Id special case

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Aug 11 17:12:09 CEST 2005

Nicolas Baradakis <nbk at> wrote:
> I'm going to remove the support for the deprecated 'Exec-Program'
> attribute,

  Sure.  Make sure you nuke/edit the examples & docs, too.  Adding a
line saying "No Exec-Program, use rlm_exec" would help, too.

> and while doing this I found in src/main/auth.c (around
> line 780) a special case for the 'Callback-Id' attribute, too.


> The RFC 2865 doesn't say anything unusual about 'Callback-Id', and
> I don't understand why it is processed in the 'authenticate' phase.
> I'm inclined to think it's an unnecessary hack, but I prefer to ask
> before doing a mistake.

  I have no idea why it's there.

  Alan DeKok.

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