freeradius-client "radius_timeout" and freeradius-client vs freeradius-server

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Mar 23 16:17:54 CET 2010

Stefan Karss wrote:
> This line came with revision 1.26 where select() was rewritten with
> poll(). The timeout value for poll however is in milliseconds not in
> microseconds so that timeout will be 1000 times higher than configured
> in the radiusclient.conf.

  That needs fixing.

> As the bug seems to be in the code since November 2008 I wonder if
> freeradius-client is the right way to go for a radius client or if one
> should use the freeradius-server libraries to build a client? Or is the
> right way to go the 1.1.6 release downloadable on the homepage -
> unfortunately this release does not have the patches from Alex Massover
> regarding seqfile and thread safety.

  The CVS source has the fixes.  We'll apply a few more, and release a
1.1.7 soon.

  Alan DeKok.

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