Peter Nixon listuser at peternixon.net
Sat Sep 2 00:04:18 CEST 2006

On Fri 01 Sep 2006 23:53, Nicolas Baradakis wrote:
> Peter Nixon wrote:
> > Forgive me if this has been asked before, but shouldn't the sql_log
> > module use the same SQL queries from as the normal sql module? Why
> > does it have it's own set of queries in radiusd.conf?
> rlm_sql_log isn't really a SQL module, as it doesn't talk to a SQL
> server. In fact, the module just feeds the radsqlrelay script and
> it doesn't share any code with rlm_sql.
> The module has it's own section because you're not supposed to
> configure both rlm_sql and rlm_sql_log at the same time. However,
> according to your SQL clean up idea, this section could be in a
> separate file etc/raddb/sql/sql_log.conf instead of radiusd.conf.
> Alan DeKok wrote:
> >   The other thing is that the SQL module should be updated to
> > auto-discover more queries like rlm_sql_log, rather than having them
> > hard-coded.  This means that any new accounting status type can be
> > supported by simply adding the queries.
> The only problem with the rlm_sql_log method is that it doesn't
> support the accounting_???_query_alt yet.
> I'm unsure if we still need the "alt" queries: since MySQL 4.1 the
> new syntax "INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE" allows to do something
> similar with a single statement.

And one the other 7 or 8 SQL variants that we support?


Peter Nixon
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