[Icecast-dev] Re : Authentication backend development

matador at streamtvnow.com matador at streamtvnow.com
Wed Jan 19 16:51:12 PST 2005

So is this something you can do ? Meaning, have the time, and willing to do.

If so, what would you require for compensation ?



> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 19:17:23 -0500 (EST), matador at streamtvnow.com
> <matador at streamtvnow.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am working with a group that is interested in the current
>> authentication
>> being extended.
>> So that multiple relays can use the same "password" file (or database).
> Not sure what you're asking for here - the current mechanisms do this
> correctly already (though there might be some race conditions).
> Well... unless you're hitting performance problems. The current code
> is simple but slow, and could be made much faster without too much
> difficulty.
>> MySQL backend for all this would be great.
> So is this what you're really interested in? This would be very simple
> to implement (though I wouldn't choose to do it with mysql,
> personally). Slightly harder if you wanted the admin interface to be
> able to add/delete/modify users in the database (but even that
> wouldn't be particularly hard).
> It's just a single table, indexed by username, with two columns
> (username, password-hash). Doesn't get much simpler... Certainly
> something for a single person to do, it's too small a project for a
> group.
> Mike

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