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Re: Kerberos + GSSAPI support in Tortoise SVN

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:47:30 +0200

On 24.09.2010 12:24, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> Hi there.
>
> I had the need for a version of TortoiseSVN with support for GSSAPI;
> so I could use it with apache+mod_auth_kerb..
>
> I read a few topics discussed here, in particular here:
> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=2271337
>
> Following this discussion; I could understand why GSSAPI support
> wasn't included in TSVN.
>
> However, after having a grab at it; I compiled TSVN with GSSAPI,
> unlike previous solutions, it doesn't require any new files (other
> than having the MIT kerberos SDK in the common directory) ; doesn't
> require to patch neon nor sasl. In fact there's no need to add any new
> files whatsoever to the TSVN source code. And best of all, the
> resulting MSI is about the same size (GSSAP lib is only about an extra
> 20kB). All done through modifying the existing build file for nant.
>
> I did so with 1.6.10.
>
> Would you be interested in the patch?
>
> Would be great if GSSAPI support was added by default in TortoiseSVN,
> it takes forever to compile, would prefer not having to do so
> myself...

Sure, send the patch, but for trunk, not 1.6.x please.
And together with some information where to get the necessary lib files
and where to put them so the build script works.

Stefan

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