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Re: Problem with JavaHL accepting SSL certificates temporary

From: Patrick Mayweg <mayweg_at_qint.de>
Date: 2005-06-29 16:02:53 CEST

Hi Mark,
unfortunately I did not find time to look at your patch and debug that
problem.
Regards,
Patrick

Mark Phippard wrote:

>I did not get any replies to this, so I am reposting.
>
>We have had a problem come up in Subclipse relating to accepting SSL
>certificates. If the user takes the option (provided from JavaHL) to
>accept the certificate temporarily, then only the initial request works.
>Any subsequent requests to that server fail due to an invalid certificate.
>
>
> In the best case scenario, some sort of temporary caching should be
>performed as the "Temporary" option verbage sugests. In the worst case
>the user should be prompted every time. What is happening is that all
>subsequent requests are acting as if they rejected the certificate, which
>is worse than the worst case. This is the error you get:
>
>org.tigris.subversion.javahl.ClientException: RA layer request failed
>svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/repos/svn'
>svn: PROPFIND of '/repos/svn': Server certificate verification failed:
>issuer is not trusted (https://svn.collab.net)
>
>I have attached a patch for the JavaHL test suite that demonstrates the
>problem. It uses the Subversion SSL repository for the test, so if you
>have already accepted that certificate you have to first remove it from
>your configuration area to see the problem.
>
>The attached patch contains 2 other changes, which you can ignore.
>
>1) I changed the default repository type for the tests from BDB to fsfs.
>
>2) There is a new merge test I added back during the 1.2 RC period when
>there was a failure in JavaHL merge. I just haven't removed the test and
>it is possible you might want to add it to the test suite.
>
>Thanks
>
>Mark
>
>
>
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