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Re: Help with Subversion 1.3 on HP-UX 11.23 ia-64

From: Wendy Smoak <wsmoak_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-25 18:26:42 CEST

On 8/25/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:

> Actually, this came up recently. HPUX has a busted getpass function
> that truncates at 8 chacters. APR needs to be told not to use that...
> See http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40256

It figures. We recently discovered the 8-character password thing
after someone mistyped our super-long, secure root password containing
multiple special characters... and got in anyway. :/

> So you can either use shorter passwords, or hack APR such that it
> doesn't use the system's getpass function :(

Shorter passwords are fine for this. And _now_ it works with our
repo. Thanks again!

I still can't check out from the ASF repo, though. Any idea why it
thinks that URL is malformed?
$ svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/struts/maven/trunk/pom
svn: Malformed URL for repository


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