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Re: SASL section of svnserve.conf: generate conditionally or always?

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 12:37:49 -0700

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 11:03 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> David Glasser wrote:
>
> > Currently we generate the SASL section of svnserve.conf if and only if
> > SVN_HAS_SASL is set: that is, if "svnadmin" (at the time of running
> > "svnadmin create") is linked with SASL.
> >
> > However, if the svnadmin used to create the repository and the
> > svnserve used to serve it come from different builds (perhaps because
> > the repository was created long before you considered serving it with
> > SASL), this choice could be wrong: the config file might say that SASL
> > will work when svnserve isn't actually built with it, or the config
> > file might not mention SASL at all even though you now have a
> > SASL-enabled svnserve.
> >
> > Should we change the generated file to always talk about SASL but
> > direct the user to check the output of "svnserve --version" to see if
> > SASL authentication is available?
> >
>
> Yes. +1

OK, r30233.

--dave

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