radiusclient thread-safety

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Mar 2 09:22:47 CET 2010

Alex Massover wrote:
> Also regardless of rc_handle the lib has a lot of non-reentrant
> functions (inet_ntoa, localtime, gmtime, random, rand...).
> Does it supposed to be thread-safe even if there's no logical
> issue with rc_handle?

  Probably not.

  For a thread-safe RADIUS client library (LGPL), see freeradius-server,
src/lib.  See src/main/radclient.c for an example client.

  The client doesn't use threads.  But the functions in src/lib are
thread-safe if they're protected by a mutex lock.

  Alan DeKok.

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