[icecast-dev] No Duplicate Users - Patch

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sun May 16 20:15:27 PDT 2004

On Monday 17 May 2004 01:23, oddsock wrote:
> I'd like to commit the following patch which adds a new option to the
> htpasswd client authenticator.  This option <option
> name="allow_duplicate_users"> specifies wether or not the same username can
> connect to a mountpoint more than once.  This is pretty much a required
> feature for any decent use of the listener authentication capabilities of
> icecast.
> thoughts ? comments ?

This is good, but I have one comment...

>       thread_rwlock_rlock(&state->file_rwlock);
> +    if (!state->allow_duplicate_users) {
> +        if (auth_is_listener_connected(source, username)) {
> +            return AUTH_FAILED;

Currently, we only have a generic 'AUTH_FAILED' here. I'd like to see an 
AUTH_FORBIDDEN (or some other name) added, which would be handled in the 
connection logic by returning a 403 (not a 401).

What do you think of that?


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