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Re: svnserve SASL documentation?

From: Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-10 22:49:19 CEST

On 4/10/07, David Anderson <dave@natulte.net> wrote:
> On 4/10/07, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> > Can someone who worked on adding SASL support to svnserve update
> > the man pages to explain how to use it? The comments in the
> > svnserve.conf in a new repository are less than helpful:
> I didn't do anything with SASL other than follow the development, but
> my understanding is that most of the actual configuration takes place
> in /etc/sasl, where Cyrus SASL stores one config file per server with
> SASL support. The values in svnserve.conf just specify "Yes, ask Cyrus
> to handle SASL", and the min/max encryption values will act as a
> filter to Cyrus SASL as it tries to decide what authentication
> mechanism it should use, if it has a choice between several.
> For the rest, we need a sample /etc/sasl/subversion.conf. If my
> explanation was correct, that is.

That sounds about right. To clarify, the place where SASL looks for
its configuration files is distro-dependent, it might be /etc/sasl,
but it's usually /usr/lib/sasl2.

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