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Re: password collection issues

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_google.com>
Date: 2006-08-14 21:41:46 CEST

"David Everly" <deckrider@gmail.com> writes:
> I've compiled subversion 1.3.2 with openldap 2.3.24 and apache httpd 2.2.3
> on HP-UX B.11.23 ia64 with the HP compilers (32 bit compiles-- 64 bit
> seems to crash during ldap authentication).
> I have ldap authentication setup, and somewhat working, but here is
> where it becomes curious.
> If I run 'svn commit -m "some message" --username deverly', a prompt
> appears where I can enter my password. At this stage, authentication
> fails.
> However, if I add --password to the above (specifying my password),
> authentication works! My password begins and ends with a letter and
> contains only letters and numbers while I'm running this test, and
> before testing, I have removed my ~/.subversion directory.
> Any ideas where I could look for clues to the trouble so I can try to
> fix the issue?

Can you find the place in the code where Subversion is about to send
the password over the network and have it print to the terminal there,
so you can see whether it's got the same data in both cases?

(I don't know where that is off the top of my head, but it probably
wouldn't be too hard to track down...)

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