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Re: Default of "realm" in svnserve.conf doesn't seems to be constant

From: Ben Reser <breser_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-07-23 01:49:52 CEST

On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 17:14:18 +0200,
karsten.krischker@simplify-technologies.de
<karsten.krischker@simplify-technologies.de> wrote:
> Hello.
>
> The default of the "realm" parameter in svnserve.conf is not constant
> (should be the path to the repository), which leads to repeated
> authentication requests by the client.
>
> During a test my svnserve.conf looked as follows:
>
> [general]
> anon-access = none
> auth-access = write
> password-db = svnuserpasswd
>
> For example, I accessed the repository "my_rep" with the client
> "svn log svn://my_server/my_rep/first_dir" and was prompted for
> authentication.
> After that there was an entry in the local svn.simple directory with the
> realm string "<svn://my_serve:3690> my_rep/first_dir".
> Second repository access: "svn log svn://my_server/my_rep/first_dir/second_dir"
> Strangely authentication again, new entry in svn.simple with realm string
> "<svn://my_serve:3690> my_rep/first_dir/second_dir".
> And so on with accesses to other parts of "my_rep".
> The realm string changes, it seems not to be the constant path to the repository.
>
> If the svnserve.conf contains the line "realm = My Repository" the authentication
> process is started only once.

ghudson is working on this. Like you pointed out the workaround for
the time being is to set the realm manually.

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