Best way to have new features included...

mike mike503 at
Fri Jan 16 06:09:56 MSK 2009

I have been in contact with one of the main kerberos development guys  
right now and he didn't seem to see an issue with that. I am not sure.

On Jan 15, 2009, at 6:18 PM, Andrew Deason <adeason2 at> wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Jan 2009 18:05:17 -0800
> mike <mike503 at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Merlin <merlin-qsbm5OUjhNPQT0dZR
>> +AlfA at> wrote:
>>> I would suggest this list as the best place, hands down.  I
>>> particularly don't like RentACoder and doubt you'll find anyone
>>> there (or anywhere else) skilled with nginx that ISN'T here on this
>>> list.
>> I would agree, but so far nobody has seemed interested. I've hit up a
>> lot of people about this, and I've only received two bids on
>> rentacoder for it. Neither sound 100% sure they can do it (I'm  
>> looking
>> at getting mod_auth_gss ported from apache to nginx so it can do
>> Kerberos/SPNEGO auth)
> I'm just wondering (I don't have time to try doing this), but are you
> sure this is even possible with a regular nginx module? I'm not sure
> there exists a GSS asynchronous API. GSS calls can block on network
> communication (to e.g. contact the KDC) afaik, which would totally  
> kill
> nginx processing.
> If that is indeed the case, you may be better off first getting  
> FastCGI
> authorizer support or something.
> -- 
> Andrew Deason
> adeason2 at

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