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

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-08-25 18:32:34 CEST

On 8/25/06, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Weird. That error only occurs in one particular place, when using
ne_uri_parse to parse the URL. What version of Neon are you using?
And does it happen with all urls in the ASF repos? How about https://
vs http://?


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