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Re: [PATCH] OSX Keychain support

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2005-12-04 00:02:02 CET

On 12/3/05, Wilfredo Sánchez Vega <wsanchez@wsanchez.net> wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2005, at 12:07 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > I don't understand. I thought that in subversion's authn system, the
> > 'realmstring' being passed around was an arbitrary string passed from
> > the server to the client meaning, "here's the context in which you may
> > safely cache the password." In the case of both httpd.conf and
> > svnserve.conf, the realmstring is just some arbitrary value set by the
> > admin, right? Something like "joe's subversion repository"?
> >
> > Or am I just confused?
> Only slightly. :-)
> realstring, at least in the current implementation, is something
> like (from memory):
> <http://svnserver.example.com:8000/repository> Joe's Subversion
> Repository
> And for an "Internet Password", I'd like to have a way to break it
> down. The keys for an Internet Password would be something like:
> protocol: http
> host: svnserver.example.com:8000
> path: repository
> domain: Joe's Subversion Repository
> This isn't a huge deal, but sharing creds with Safari would be nice.

Ahh, right, I remember now... well, if we can parse out the <> stuff,
then I believe that APR has an api to parse the URL into components.
(Or maybe those are just apache ap_* functions?)

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