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SubjectRe: Delay in authentication.gy
On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 10:01:26PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > It was intentionally changed because there is no way for the "ICMP
> > port unreachable" message coming back to be uniquely matched to that
> > UDP socket. It can reset sockets illegally in high load scenerios.
> >
> > Solaris and other systems act identically.
>
> And have identical bad problems with auth failures. Right now I've given up
> trying to make 2.4 and YP mix because my RH setup assumes NIS auth will fail
> fast during boot up scripts and it doesnt.
>
> Unfortunately for the quickfix folks, Dave is right about needing to sort it,
> and that means someone has to sort glibc to use the new interfaces

If anyone wants to fix and doesn't know how --
http://www.firstfloor.org/~andi/OLS/img27.htm and following slides describe the
Linux interface. Note that msg_name as original destination is not set in some 2.2
kernels, so that needs to be handled too.



-Andi
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