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Re: [PATCH] [gnome-keyring] Miscellaneous improvements

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 22:24:19 +0200

2008-05-01 22:00:59 Branko Čibej napisał(a):
> Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> > When GNOME Keyring was found, SVN_HAVE_GNOME_KEYRING is defined in
> > svn_private_config.h but this file is never installed.
> > I think that svn_auth_get_gnome_keyring_simple_provider should be always
> > defined but it shouldn't provide real support for GNOME Keyring when
> > Subversion was built without --with-gnome-keyring.
> >
>
> Why not? Ideally the keyring store would kick in if the necessary
> support is detected at runtime. It seems like a shame to have two
> different svn executables, e.g., one for UI-less ubuntu-server and one
> for ubuntu-desktop.
>
> For example, the Windows CryptoAPI-based password store is always
> compiled in, but checks for CrytoAPI presence at runtime, so you don't
> need a specially compiled svn.exe for, e.g., Win98 (and all gods help
> anyone who's still using that).

Support for KWallet requires Qt{Core,DBus,Gui} 4 and KDELibs 4 at build time.
I guess that support for GNOME Keyring has analogical requirements.

-- 
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on 2008-05-01 22:28:19 CEST

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