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Re: SVN and htp/https cookies?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-15 23:19:17 CET

On Feb 15, 2005, at 4:06 PM, Stephen Willey wrote:

> To save me from doing the test myself does anyone know if the svn unix
> client will handle http/https cookies in a browser-ish way? In other
> words
> can I give the initial https response a cookie and hav it returned
> with the
> subsequent requests from the instance of the client?
> Do to the stateless nature of http/https and the latency in network
> based
> authentication mechanisms it is necessary to hav authentication state
> cached
> somewhere. Tying cached state to user sessions is commonly done with
> cookies.

There are no cookies. But svn does have a generic authentication
caching mechanism, both for normal username/passwords and SSL certs.
Read all about it in chapter 6 of the book.

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