Cannot control attribute ordering via "rlm_perl"

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Oct 6 09:21:24 CEST 2011

Claude Brown wrote:
> I'm trying to control the attribute-ordering when using "rlm_perl". Thus far my experience is that this is not
possible. My theory is that this is due to the hash-tables used as the
interface between the C and Perl worlds.

  Quite possibly.

> The ordering is important to for me as I want those three WiMAX attributes packed inside a parent attribute "WiMAX-Packet-Flow-Descriptor". If I turn off the "perl" module (or place it before the "files" module) the packing works as expected.

  Yeah.  The server really needs to have a better way of handling nested
attributes.  Suggestions are welcome...

> Can anyone see how I can control the ordering of attributes coming out of the perl script?

  Not using Perl.

  Alan DeKok.

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