Re: Suggest a new feature: adding smart card support to windows svn client in version 1.5
From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 22:10:49 +0000
2009/11/20 Christoph Bernhofer <christoph.bernhofer_at_gmail.com>:
Did you actually read the email you quoted? This would have to be
-- : ___ : oo // \\ "De Chelonian Mobile" : (_,\/ \_/ \ TortoiseSVN : \ \_/_\_/> The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control : /_/ \_\ http://tortoisesvn.net > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> > Date: 11 Jun. 2008, 11:13 > Subject: Suggest a new feature: adding smart card support to windows > svn client in version 1.5 > To: TortoiseSVN-dev > > > robotk wrote: >> Suggest a new feature: adding smart card support to windows svn client >> in version 1.5 > > That won't happen. The version 1.5 is due in a few days. We won't add > any new features (especially not such big ones). > >> Hi: >> Maybe someone have posted this suggestion before, and the Linux build >> now can support smart card thanks to Joe Orton's greate >> work(http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2008-04/0377.shtml). > > That only works on Linux, not on Windows. > >> I think it is not difficult to implement this feature on windows. Last >> month, we made an effort to implement smart card authentication by using >> Microsoft's CSP and openSSL library. We found that it is simple to >> manipulate the smart card by CSP API. Microsoft's CSP is a software >> interface standard. Almost all the smart card manufacturers support this >> standard and provide the software realization(dll). The CSP standard >> allows us to use the public-private key pair to encrypt,decrypt data and >> sign message digest while know nothing about the hardware details. All >> the CSPs are registered in >> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\Defaults\Provider. > > [snip] > > You're asking on the wrong mailing list. Such cryptography providers > would have to be implemented in the Subversion library, not TSVN. > > Stefan > > -- > ___ > oo // \\ "De Chelonian Mobile" > (_,\/ \_/ \ TortoiseSVN > \ \_/_\_/> The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control > /_/ \_\ http://tortoisesvn.net ------------------------------------------------------ http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=757&dsMessageId=2422548 To unsubscribe from this discussion, e-mail: [dev-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org].Received on 2009-11-20 23:10:55 CET
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