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svnserve and SASL encryption...

From: Tristen Fielding <tristenfielding_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 14:11:39 -0600

End Goal: There are three of us located in different parts of the world that need to work on the same source code, therefore we decided to use Subversion 1.5 over the internet with SASL encryption.
Therefore, I've installed the latest stable version of Subverion (1.5.xx) and TortoiseSVN for Windows on a WinXp Pro SP2 machine and started svnserve as a windows service without SASL encryption - things worked just fine.
Next, I added SASL (using snv-book.pdf as a guide, page 163-165) with the following settings:
-- svnserv.conf --
pwcheck_method: auxprop
auxprop_plugin: sasldb
sasldb_path: c:\trees\main\sasldb
mech_list: DIGEST-MD5
min-encryption = 0
max-encryption = 256
I created the sasl file, verified that the registry is configured correctly and when I tested this configuration using TortoiseSVN things still worked (I get a username/password prompt and I can see the depot).
Next, I changed min-encryption = 1, things still worked.
But when I changed min-encryption to 2 or 128, I get an unknown error (-1) when trying to browse the depot using TortoiseSVN.
I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, any ideas?
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Received on 2008-07-31 22:27:05 CEST

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