Backporting rlm_rest to 2.1.x

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Sat Aug 11 23:15:47 CEST 2012

On 11 Aug 2012, at 10:55, Alan DeKok <aland at DEPLOYINGRADIUS.COM> wrote:

> 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 in recent releases, IIRC.

Are those globals per-thread? Or are they *really* global.


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