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Re: Request: Kerberos/GSSAPI/SSPI and TortoisePlink in TortoiseSVN, TortoiseGIT and TortoiseHG too?

From: jonathan d p ferguson <jdpf.plus_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 01:48:47 -0500

hi.

On Mar 3, 2011, at 2:28 PM, Stefan Küng wrote:

> On 03.03.2011 08:34, jonathan d p ferguson wrote:
>> hi.
>>
>> Awesome TortoiseSVN devs:
<snip>
>>
>> Could you please investigate the possibility of updating the Plink
>> submodule? As the PuTTY developers haven't yet blessed a release, I'm
>> not 100% sure that GSSAPI support is "ready," but it bears asking.
>> Adding such support infers a dynamically linked dependency on the
>> relevant Kerberos provider libraries (GSSAPI/SSPI). That linkage is
>> now handled by PuTTY/Plink itself.
<snip>
>>
>> "A user of Tortoise{SVN,GIT,HG} would like to authenticate against an
>> SSH-based {SVN,GIT,HG} server using Kerberos/GSSAPI/SSPI such that if
>> she has current credential tickets (and the server is authorized
>> against the kdc) she will not need to type a password to access the
>> repository behind the SSH service."
>
> On trunk, I've updated TortoisePlink to use version 0.61 of Plink. It
> has GSSAPI support, but: it only works for 32-bit. The 64-bit build
> doesn't support it, but of course it doesn't really matter because there
> are no 64-bit builds of kerberos for windows available anyway.

Excellent. Thanks!

have a day.yad
jdpf

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