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Re: On backporting r21531 to 1.4.x.

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2006-10-09 22:10:47 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> (that's also why I think the current (trunk) behavior of Subversion
> should be improved: avoid the option in the configuration file but
> after the first authorization failure and reauthenticate again but
> this time with SSPI disabled).

Can I play along? ;-)

I think what Stefan is suggesting is that

A) Neon 0.26 be configured to enable SSPI as a runtime option,

and then

B) Subversion would always attempt the authentication twice:

  1) with SSPI *en*abled
  2) with SSPI *dis*abled

without any Subversion configuration option. This would not be considered a new
feature but rather a bugfix to support a somewhat badly designed authentication
framework (SSPI).

John

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