Proposing a couple of alterations to Auth

David Miller justdave at
Tue Apr 20 17:06:27 UTC 2004

Erik Stambaugh wrote:

> The final thing I'd like to alter (well, not *final* final, but final
> enough for this RFC) is to make both of the above params into ordered
> lists (a picklist that allows you to move the priority or execution
> order of each item up and down), allowing administrators to select a
> particular order in which multiple authentication or login methods can
> be used.  This is particularly useful for my own purposes, and I think
> would be helpful for anyone using alternative methods of
> authentication.

The *default* would use this, by the way, for the info-gathering 
modules.  For example, you would want Cookie to be first in the list, 
and fall back on CGI if Cookie fails.

Dave Miller      Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System   

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