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Re: user authentication

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-11-13 03:42:10 CET

Ray Johnson wrote:

> Does a request already exist to have an "authentication" hook in
> subversion? Something that could be used to tie into some custom
> system for authenticating users. We have been using the Apache stuff
> but it is less that satisfying.

I don't understand. Apache lets you create your own authentication
modules, and it already comes with a ton of them. How are the existing
tools in Apache unsatisfying, and how would you change them?

> (Particularly, with some of the security "improvements" made in 1.1.)

What "improvements" would those be? If you think we screwed up anyting
in 1.1 security-wise, plese explain what. We're always interested in
security issues.

> If such a request does exist (Which I'm guessing does but I'm not
> sure how best to find these issues...)

AFAIK it doesn't, at least not for DAV access.

> is it scheduled to actually happen anytime soon?

-- Brane

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