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Re: ssl-authority-files relative pathnames

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-03-19 19:26:53 CET

On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Karl Chen wrote:

> Hi Subversion team,
> I like ssl-authority-files. Is there any way chance of adding
> support for relative pathnames? For example
> [global]
> ssl-authority-files = foo.crt; path1/bar.crt; ../path2/quux.crt
> [examplehost]
> ssl-client-cert-file = relative/path/to/cert.p12
> Currently svn just tries to open the file in the current
> directory. It would be nice if it used some predictable default
> directory for non-absolute paths, such as the same directory where
> the 'servers' file lives (~/.subversion/).
> The reason I need this is because my home directory is at a
> different absolute path on various systems where I can't put
> certificates I need at the same absolute path.

Is this a problem because you're re-using the same Subversion
configuration file across these systems? If so, is anything stopping
you from using forks of your config file?

Personally, I like the sound of your idea.

- Dan

p.s. I agree that chdir() is definitely not the way to go. :-P

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