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Re: Moving ra_serf authn handlers to serf.

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:07:12 +0100

Ivan,

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 11:11 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 1:19 AM, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be> wrote:
>>> As already mentioned at SubConf last week, I'm moving the code that
>>> handles the authentication schemes in ra_serf from Subversion to Serf.
>>>
>>> The main goal for me is to be able to add features to serf that rely
>>> on authentication being in serf too (e.g. SSL tunneling over HTTP
>>> proxies). It also just seems more logical to do the authentication in
>>> the http library instead of the application, and this might help other
>>> users of serf.
>>>
>>> The code I want to move is parts of libsvn_ra_serf/util.c and all of
>>> the files libsvn_ra_serf/(auth.*|auth_digest.*|auth_kerb.*|win32_auth_sspi.*).
>>> Most of these have been written by Justin and me, but there were some
>>> fixes, cleanups, buildscripts by other svn committers.
>>>
>> I'd like this idea!
>>
> Hi Lieven,
>
> Any updates on this? I'm considering several fixes to win32_auth_sspi
> and I'd like to commit it directly to serf, instead of libsvn_ra_serf.
>

I won't have time to continue working on this before ~20/12. In a
first stage I'll migrate basic and digest authn, as these don't
require changes to the build system and don't require me having a
Windows dev. environment.

Do you have an environment to test NTLM & Kerberos authentication?

Lieven

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