rlm_sql_mysql: SP support extended patch

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Thu May 17 12:06:50 CEST 2007

Peter Nixon wrote:
> Heh. This is rather amusing in that the postgresql shim (rlm_sql_postgresql) 
> and its wrapper module (rlm_sql) started life as MySQL specific. This means 
> that the design doesnt't actually exactly fit the way Postgresql does things 
> as MySQL had no concept of transactions  or stored procedures etc at the 
> time of writing, and rlm_sql_postgresql has to do some "funny things" in 
> order to stay in that model (as do the other sql driver modules). The fact 
> that youhave now taken some "hints" from the Postgresql driver module means 
> that we probably should sit down and redesign rlm_sql's interface to the 
> shims as MySQL now resembles a "real database" and does things pretty 
> similar to other "real" databases.
> Any takers? (I will provide what support I can on Postgresql)

  Let's delay this until after 2.0.0 has been released.

  Alan DeKok.
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