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RE: [PATCH] sasl service name for svnserve

From: Катаргин Алексей <gureedo_at_chelcom.ru>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 10:33:03 +0600

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From: Stefan Sperling [mailto:stsp_at_elego.de]
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2010 1:36 AM
To: Катаргин Алексей
Cc: dev_at_subversion.apache.org; noc_at_chelcom.ru
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sasl service name for svnserve

>On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 03:22:55PM +0500, Катаргин Алексей wrote:
>> Hello, guys!
>> I wrote a patch for svnserve. It allows you to specify sasl service
>> name for each repository using the directive "sasl-service-name"
>> in section [sasl] in svnserve.conf for the repository. This is necessary
>> to provide access rights to each repository using the chain sasl-pam.
>> If this option is not specified, it will be the default sasl_service_name ie
>> "svn".
>The patch looks technically correct, but I don't understand why it is
>needed. Can you explain why it is needed?
>It sounds to me as if you'd like to forward authentication requests
>from SASL to PAM. Why can't you achieve this by configuring SASL
>appropriately, without changing svn?
> (Note: I don't know much about SASL).

It's used to set access rights per each repository via chain sasl->pam
Received on 2010-04-12 06:33:32 CEST

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