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Re: LDAP and Subversion

From: Sean Russell <sean.2.russell_at_gsk.com>
Date: 2003-01-17 18:11:34 CET

> The root of the problem is not in subversion but in apr. The commandline
> client uses the apr routine apr_password_get() from apr_getpass.c in
> subversion/clients/cmdline/prompt.c, and this in turn uses the systems
> getpass() routine which on solaris seems to be limited to 8 chars. An option
> would be (at least with Solaris) to use getpassphrase(), which returns
> up to 256 characters.
> Hope this helps.

Darn tootin', it did. Worked like a charm.

Thanks a bunch!
--- SER

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