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Re: Bug in "svn ls"

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2004-09-18 03:31:23 CEST

On Sep 17, 2004, at 5:37 PM, Monks, Peter wrote:

> G'day Ray,
>
>> You know one easy solution is to provide a "hook" for an external
>> application to do the authentication.
>
> Just my humble $0.02, but isn't this one of the reasons that
> Subversion has an Apache plugin? I'd hazard a guess that Apache
> provides far more architectural options (including those related to
> authentication) than Subversion will ever provide natively.

Along with far more complexity. Harder setup, more headaches, etc.

I would also love to have Windows Domain authentication. And it seems
that a simple hook interface could be added to handle this. The
subversion team can provide the hook that goes to the configured
password file that svnserve uses now. Then others can handle the rest.

Scott

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