no logging => reject?

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Dec 18 17:16:54 CET 2007

Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
> Whats slightly worrying about using rlm_sql is if for any reason a table
> is locked,
> the SQL request will block until the table is unlocked. In blocking it
> appears to block the entire FR server !
> Everything just stops until the table is unlocked, and the request is
> satisfied !

  That appears to be the SQL library, and interaction with threads.  It
may suspend the entire process when a thread blocks... which isn't nice.

  The only way to fix this is to run the RADIUS server and SQL queries
in separate processes... which is complicated.

  Alan DeKok.

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