Simon Large wrote:
> 2009/1/24 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
>> Simon Large wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> If you try to access a repository using svn:// and you enter the wrong
>>> password or an invalid username (even a single space as username), you
>>> just get prompted again. If you leave the username completely blank
>>> you get a strange error message in repo browser:
>>> "SASL(-1): generic failure: Unable to find a callback: 2"
>>> As an empty username can never be valid (can it?) should the OK button
>>> be disabled while there is nothing in the username box?
>> An empty username can be valid (highly unlikely, but possible).
>> The error you get is due to the fact that SASL can't find the correct
>> plugin for authenticating. Which means your server is set up to use a
>> SASL auth mechanism TSVN does not support.
> Its a 1.4.x svnserve (the same one I have given you access to), so
> only the standard very basic mechanisms are supported. Also, this only
> happens when the username is completely blank.
I can't really change the error message since this is what the libs
return - and I have no way of knowing *why* e.g. a checkout fails. So I
have to show the error that's returned, even if it's not really helpful.
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Received on 2009-01-24 16:59:58 CET