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Re: the latest versions of Tortoise SVN don't play nice with Kerberos

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 12:25:08 -0400

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 11:48, Crozier, Paul S <pscrozi_at_sandia.gov> wrote:
> Apparently, the latest versions of Tortoise SVN don't play nice with
> Kerberos. The error we see is an authentication failure with the message
> "could not parse challenge."  Therefore, if you try to access an SVN
> repository on a Kerberos machine using a version of Tortoise that is 1.6.7
> or newer, it will give you an authentication failure error message. So the
> work-around is to uninstall and downgrade Tortoise SVN to 1.6.5. Not good.

Before assuming that it's TSVN, test with the command-line client.
TSVN uses the Subversion libraries for most things, so it's possible
that the bug is in there and should be reported on that mailing list.


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