Backporting rlm_rest to 2.1.x
aland at deployingradius.com
Sat Aug 11 10:55:22 CEST 2012
Gavin Alves wrote:
> 3.0 is not mature enough for my requirements, especially as you say
> there are significant architectural changes.
3.0 is pretty much stable. I'm just trying to get a few more minor
features in before the release.
And architectural changes don't make it unstable...
> I've decided to try initiating the http requests using rlm_perl, which
> as I understand it, should have no significant overhead insofar as the
> interpreter is concerned. The only downside I see is that it will not
> be possible to reuse the curl connections. However this is compensated
> for by the ability to design requests in a high level language.
You should be able to have long-term connections in the Perl code.
See example.pl in recent releases, IIRC.
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