changeset 308:f5d82d6588d4

mod_auth_external: Clarify the protocol a bit more.
author Waqas Hussain <>
date Wed, 10 Oct 2012 01:28:20 +0500
parents fa73a9b9d907
children 35702f67785f
diffstat 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/	Wed Oct 10 01:23:33 2012 +0500
+++ b/	Wed Oct 10 01:28:20 2012 +0500
@@ -23,8 +23,11 @@
 Prosody executes the given command/script, and sends it queries.
 Your auth script should simply read a line from standard input, and write the result to standard output.
+It must do this in a loop, until there's nothing left to read. Prosody can keep sending more lines to the script,
+with a command on each line.
 Each command is one line, and the response is expected to be a single line containing "0" for failure or "1" for success.
+Your script must respond with "0" for anything it doesn't understand.
 There are three commands used at the moment:
@@ -43,8 +46,6 @@
 Example: {{{}}}
-Your script must respond with "0" for anything it can't handle.
 == ejabberd compatibilty ==
 ejabberd implements a similar protocol. The main difference is that Prosody's protocol is line-based, while ejabberd's is length-prefixed.