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Re: user usernames with special characters in access file?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-04-20 01:02:24 CEST

On Apr 19, 2007, at 13:34, ossi petz wrote:

> after some messing around i was able to configure subversion and
> auth users agains an active directory.
> after an upgrade to apache 2.2 i was able to allow usernames like
> "mmller" to pass the mod_auth_ldap authentication in apache (using
> the apache 2.2 AuthLDAPCharsetConfig config).
> after this step subversion verifies the username and repository
> access and fails everytime (Access denied: 'mm\xfcller' GET svn:/).
> dont get confused, the \xfc is an in the used charset, it gets
> escaped by the apache logger for improved log file safety.
> usernames without special chars work.
> is there no way subversion usernames may contain special characters
> ()?
> is there a way to define a charset for the AuthzSVNAccessFile ??

I haven't tried using special characters in usernames. But Subversion
does everything else in UTF-8, so maybe it wants usernames in UTF-8
too. You seem to be supplying the username in ISO-8859-1.

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