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svn + isa (firewall) + https

From: Hamid Jahanzad <HamidJ_at_microsol.ie>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 12:52:09 +0000

Dear dev!

Svn clients (1.5.5) on linux can not connect to svn server behind Microsoft ISA firewall publishing the svn server using https web listener.
This is due to the fact that ISA server publishes the attribute names using capital letter, in this case "Realm". However svn server publish them as all lower case "realm". Subversion/libsvn_ra_serf/auth.c compares the attributes using "strcmp" which is a case sensitive comparison .

Solution:
By replacing the "strcmp" with "strcasecmp" (case insensitive compare), problem goes away!

Regards,
Hamid Jahanzad

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