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Re: DIGEST-MD5 not working with svnserve/SASL

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 11:54:47 -0700

"Mark Phippard" <markphip_at_gmail.com> writes:

> > May 1 10:50:06 svnfe-test svnserve[1696]: encoded packet size too big (809115648 > 4096)
> How did you get that? The new trunk logging?

No, Cyrus sasl uses syslog on linux, so you'll find that even
without the new logging.

> I have been struggling with this all day. I see the same behavior on
> Linux, OSX and Windows. It seems like it does the authentication
> because you can give invalid credentials and get proper error
> messages. So it seems like the problem happens after it
> authenticates.

That's interesting. David is looking at this in gdb now; perhaps
that will help him.

> I am not sure why CRAM-MD5 does not have the same problem. Possibly
> because it winds up using pre-SASL code or something?

No, since we use SASL to hook into our custom user database, we
are certain that we're not bypasing SASL.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg_at_pretzelnet.org
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