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Re: On backporting r21531 to 1.4.x.

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-12 16:31:43 CEST

On 10/12/06, Vladimir Berezniker <vmpn@hitechman.com> wrote:
> FYI, Resending this as original did not seem to reach the list:
>
> Hello again,
>
> Please see my earlier reply (I only get digest of the mailing list).
>
> To clarify the question regarding specifying explicit user name/password
> for SSPI. Yes, you can pass those in to get credential other than default
> ones. At the moment neon just does not have the code/API to do so. A
> callback like one for basic auth, but with additional parameter to tell
> client which auth type is being promted for, so that it can tell is SSPI
> or BASIC is attempted. If client tells to cancel auth neon will move on
> to next method.
>
> If If client returns null user name default credentials are used.
> Otherwise specified use name and password are used. Let me know if I am
> not clear and I will write some examples.
>
> One more point, it seems that there might be value in adding code to log
> the name of the user corresponding to default credentials.
>
> Regards,
>
> Vladimir

Does it work with all Negotiate auth protocols such as Samay's
GSSAPI/Kerberos setup? If so, would you post some examples or better
yet, post a patch for neon to neon's list to expose this option so
that Subversion could use it at some point? Until it is in neon's
API, there is not much we can do.

DJ

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