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Re: VS2005 issues (was 1.4.0-rc1 tarballs up for testing/signing)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-06 18:19:51 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 6/6/06, steveking <steveking@gmx.ch> wrote:
>
>> So once again, I suggest to implement this in Subversion:
>> * provide a new config option in the servers file to disable
>> SSPI/kerberos or whatever 'automatic' authentication neon can use for
>> certain servers/ips.
>> * if the config option is set, tell neon that before calling its
>> authentication functions.
>
> If you could provide a patch implementing this functionality I'd be
> happy to review and commit it. I suspect that most developers don't
> have access to an environment where they can easily test it, which is
> why nobody has done anything about it.

My problem is that I don't know much about how neon is used in
Subversion, where to even start.
Joe Orton implemented two new functions in neon 0.26 just for this
reason (because I mentioned the problem Subversion has):
http://mailman.webdav.org/pipermail/neon/2006-March/002205.html
quote:
"* Added functions which give control over authentication protocol use:
  - ne_add_server_auth(), ne_add_proxy_auth()"

I always hoped that those of you who know neon better than me would
implement this. I guess it can be tested even without a windows domain
(just try disabling other auth protocols).

Also please don't forget that I have my own project to work on, which
keeps me busy several hours a day. I really can't do much more without
going insane here :)

Stefan

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