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Re: On backporting r21531 to 1.4.x.

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-10-09 22:11:24 CEST

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote on 10/09/2006 04:01:28 PM:

> Uh. Hm. Can you perhaps rephrase this bit, then? I obviously missed
> it the first time around.
>
> (that's also why I think the current (trunk) behavior of Subversion
> should be improved: avoid the option in the configuration file but
> after the first authorization failure and reauthenticate again but
> this time with SSPI disabled).

I think the only issue should be whether the current way this works is
deemed a bug with a high enough severity to backport to an existing
release. I happen to think it is.

Once that is agreed to, then whatever the best solution is, regardless as
to whether it involves adding a new config option, should be used. Having
a client authenticate, fail authorization and then reauthenticate does not
strike me as an ideal solution. Won't this happen over and over again?
Having an option to just turn the feature off seems better to me and I do
not see what negative impact this has on existing 1.4 users.

Mark

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