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[leafnode-list] Re: authentication questions
(sorry for beeing late)
On Thu-2009/01/29-00:22 Matthias Andree wrote:
> Eric S. Johansson schrieb am 2009-01-23:
>> Matthias Andree wrote:
>> > Eric S. Johansson schrieb:
>> >> I know from the documentation, it's possible to authenticate using
>> >> PAM. That authentication gives you access to all the newsgroups
>> >> on a server. is it possible to restrict specific newsgroups to
>> >> subset of the entire user population?
>> > Not at the moment, that's on the TODO list.
>> so, you're telling me that if I need it, I should roll up my sleeves
>> etc.. :-)
> Feel free, but I'm not expecting that, particularly not if you suffer
> from RSI.
>> Seriously, could this be done from the lua extension environment or
>> do I need to relearn C/C++? 
> C for the nonce; WRT the Lua extension, that's for Clemens to answer.
> I haven't yet had the time to fully understand the Lua extension's
using Lua to do this would not even be all that hard, but ATM only
fetchnews is instrumented. This was my highest priority, because
I needed spam-filtering, base64 decoding etc.
The other "big" components of leafnode, ie. leafnode(8) and texpire(8)
have no lua hooks. Matthias, does leafnode(8) have a nice central place
where all the music is launched from, like the store article function in
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