[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: JavaHL updates needed/wanted

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 15:57:11 -0400

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 2:44 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> I was reviewing the KWallet branch and noticed that it did not support
>>> JavaHL. Looking at SVNClient.cpp, it looks like it would probably be
>>> pretty easy to add this support. I was going to try it, but KWallet
>>> added a new private function in cmdline.c to check for the library and
>>> I was not sure if that code would straight-copy to C++ and work right.
>>> While looking into this I noticed something I never realized. The OSX
>>> keychain code is also missing from JavaHL. So it would be great if
>>> someone could add that. It looked like the Windows crypt code was
>>> there.
>>> Also, the recent plain-text-passwords branch added some new callbacks
>>> and these were not added to JavaHL. It would be nice if a GUI user
>>> could receive the same warning as a command line user and have the
>>> option to store or not store the passwords.
>>> I am willing to test patches for all of the above. I have the
>>> necessary OSX and KDE build systems all ready to go to test. I
>>> realize these would both be relatively hard for someone not using a
>>> tool like Subclipse to test, so I'd be happy to help in this area.
>> I can take a look at this over the weekend.
> It appears I spoke too soon. Instead of working on the kwallet
> integration with JavaHL, I instead spent the weekend working on
> JavaHL-related stuff for issue #3200, which is a candidate for 1.5, and
> which I felt had higher priority. Sorry. :/
> I can still look at the JavaHL/kwallet stuff, but it may be a few days
> more. If somebody beats me to it, it won't hurt my feelings at all.

Please also look at r23812. That added the ability to get SSL
certificates on Windows out of the Windows certificate store. That is
another provider that was added to the command line, but not also to

I wonder if r23812 and the OSX keychain support ought not both be
backported to 1.5.

Mark Phippard
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help_at_subversion.tigris.org
Received on 2008-05-18 21:57:29 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.