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Re: [PATCH] Add support for SASL security layers to ra_svn

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-12-04 20:41:39 CET

On 12/4/06, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Vlad Georgescu wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Some SASL mechanisms (e.g. DIGEST-MD5, GSSAPI, etc.) support security
> > layers (i.e. encryption). This patch adds support for such layers,
> > using the new svn_ra_svn__stream_t interface introduced in r22238. The
> > presence and level of encryption are negotiated during the
> > authentication exchange. On the server side, two new svnserve.conf
> > options (min-encryption and max-encryption) can be used in this
> > negotiation. For example, setting both to 0 would disable encryption,
> > setting min-encryption to 128 would require at least 128-bit
> > encryption etc.
> Ping...
> Has any of the committers looked at Vlad's patch? If nothing happens
> with it in the next few days, I'll go ahead and file an issue.

I've actually got this patch sitting in my local working copy, and
just need to find some time to do some more testing before checking it
in. Been a bit busy lately, but so far it looks good.

Needless to say, if someone else gets to it first I would absolutely
not object ;-)


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