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Re: Could not obtain the list of SASL mechanisms

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 18:40:03 +0200

Sparkplug wrote:
> I'm running Windows Vista and, according to TortoiseSVN->About, the
> following:
>
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.3, Build 13783 - 32 Bit , 2008/08/30 20:59:46
> Subversion 1.5.2,
> apr 1.2.12
> apr-utils 1.2.12
> berkeley db 4.4.20
> neon 0.28.3
> OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007
> zlib 1.2.3
>
> I can create, populate and browse repositories, but when I try to
> access them via Svnserve using SASL authentication I get the following
> message: "Could not obtain the list of SASL mechanisms".
>
> I have created a directory under Program Files called Svnserve,
> populated it with files from TortoiseSVN/bin, changed the

You must use the sasl files from your command line client installation.

> configuration files svn.conf, and svnserve.conf in the repository
> conf/ directory, added the two registry entries, and fiddled with
> various combinations of forward and back slashes, but all to no avail.
>
> Has anyone come across this and/or know how to solve it?

Please ask on the Subversion mailing list for help with setting up a server.

Stefan

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