Changes to VALUE_PAIR structure

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Nov 23 18:47:26 CET 2011

John Dennis wrote:
> FWIW, we've been using talloc in our SSSD (System Security Services
> Daemon [1]) implementation. talloc is packaged independently in Fedora.
> I know SSSD is being picked by Ubuntu so I expect you'll see talloc
> packages showing up in other distros too independent of Samba.

  Yes, it's now available in a lot of places.

> I've worked with a number of packages which use "arenas" or "pools" for
> allocation like talloc, they have some very attractive aspects.

  Yes.  Given that it's nearly 2011, some of the initial assumptions
around FreeRADIUS are no longer true.  i.e. it's probably OK to have a
normative dependency on an external library.

  Alan DeKok.

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