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Re: LDAP authentication and Subversion

From: Swen Thuemmler <swen_at_mediaways.net>
Date: 2002-11-22 10:48:32 CET

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 04:06:00PM -0500, Sean E. Russell wrote:
> I recently dove into trying to use mod_ldap 2.6 for Apache 2 for
> authenticating Subversion repository access. In a nutshell, I've found
> that everything works as expected *except* any authentication via the
> svn CLI client. I'd like to hear from anybody who has successfully
> gotten the subversion client to authenticate against the repository.


in a way, I did (but I use my own ldap authentication module). Recently I
had the same problem - authentication via browser works, via cmdline not.
The problem was a password longer than 8 chars. The getpass() routine on
Solaris (the system where the problem occured) truncates the given password
after 8 chars. Checkout from a linux system did work, as did updating an
already checked out repository.

Could this be your problem?

Greetings, Swen

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