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

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-01-04 19:55:02 CET

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> 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 ;-)

FYI, Now that Vlad's a full committer, I'm going to stop tracking this
patch.

-Hyrum

Received on Thu Jan 4 19:55:20 2007

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