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Re: svn commit: rev 5119 - in trunk/subversion: svnadmin include libsvn_fs tests tests/libsvn_fs tests/clients/cmdline/svntest libsvn_repos

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-02-27 01:19:15 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> Why can't that blob simply be passed by the application
> directly to the provider when it registers the provider?

In the case of libsvn_auth, the runtime data that a certain provider
needs isn't always available at registration time.

Sometimes it is: consider --username or --password.

Sometimes it's not: we don't know which wc/access-baton to search for
cached creds in, at least not until we're in the middle of
svn_client__open_ra_session. Or consider that a certs provider needs
a 'realm' -- which only comes when server sends the challenge.

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