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Re: Auth via http(s)?

From: Bjorn Oglefjorn <sys.mailing_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-10 20:33:23 CEST

This may help:
http://svn.collab.net/svn-doxygen/svn__cmdline_8h.html#a13

On 10/10/07, Philipp Marek <philipp@marek.priv.at> wrote:
>
> (CC'ing dev)
>
>
> On Wednesday 10 October 2007 Bjorn Oglefjorn wrote:
> > That's unfortunate. fsvs should not rely on the .subversion/auth files
> > existing because subversion can be configured to _not_ store
> credentials.
> You're right.
>
> > This is how I have subversion configured, personally:
> >
> > [auth]
> > store-passwords = no
> > store-auth-creds = no
> Very good ... I'm just too lazy for that, I think :-)
>
> > So the svn client will prompt for authentication on each action which
> > requires it. Upon receiving a HTTP 401 response, I feel fsvs should
> also
> > be able to prompt for a password and send the authentication information
> > off to the server. Perhaps this discussion should move to the devel
> list?
> Well, if there's some developer for it ...
>
> A short look shows that a
> struct svn_ra_callbacks2_t
> is passed to the RA layer on svn_ra_open2(), which has a auth_baton ...
> this is filled by
> svn_cmdline_setup_auth_baton(),
> and part of this logic is already in FSVS in
> cb__init().
>
>
> Now, somebody?
> If someone would like to do it, I'd hope for a short overview for
> discussion
> on dev@.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Phil
>
>
> --
> Versioning your /etc, /home or even your whole installation?
> Try fsvs (fsvs.tigris.org)!
>
Received on Thu Oct 11 23:38:37 2007

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