[ic] Using Interchange as a SOAP server

Chris Sendall cjs2 at admin.cam.ac.uk
Thu Apr 14 03:30:59 EDT 2005

interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org wrote:
> Quoting Chris Sendall (cjs2 at admin.cam.ac.uk):
>> If there are no SOAP_Control definitions in interchange.cfg then the
>> catalog.cfg is not checked
> Exactly as designed. Since the SOAP module allows direct subroutine
> calls to the Interchange core, we don't want to allow them unless
> they are specifically enabled.
> If you want a promiscuous server then you need to put in
> interchange.cfg: 
> 	SOAP_Control Tag  always
> If you wanted to prevent only a few tags you would do:
> 	SOAP_Control Tag 	    always
> 	SOAP_Control Tag/writefile  never
> 	SOAP_Control Tag/dangerous  never

In which case the proposed modification 'next ...' will break this by allowing
catalog.cfg to be checked when interchange.cfg  does not contain any
SOAP_Control lines.


Chris Sendall
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