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Re: certificate/password storage

Author pmarek
Full name P.Marek
Date 2009-11-14 11:39:43 PST
Message Hello Gunnar!

>>> 1. config_dir= is ignored
>> Is it really ignored? Does it make *no* difference to the strace output?
> I did a test with this config:
...
>> 14:03:09.151364
>> open("/etc/fsvs/auth​/auth/svn.simple/268​02e27b194d5398936c61​1c3e450fa",
>> O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC, 0666) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
...
> So far, no tries to make use of the explicit .subversion folder.
I'll take a look at that.

Sorry, I mostly use file:/// (for /etc), or svn+ssh (for /) - so I don't really test the
authentication problems.

> Perhaps you can also test this behaviour with only defining a https url for the
> WC. It seems that fsvs also gets to this stage offline, (test done in train with
> no internete connection). Otherwise just tell me if you need a working https
> encrypted repository for testing and I send you the key/password for that.
Good catch, I'll try that.


>> See eg. the "author" option; it would only have to be a bit changed, to allow other
>> strings behind. Or we settle for "~" prepending $HOME, although that's the same work
>> and
>> not that flexible.
>
> Going with something like $HOME would be great!
> Is it sufficient to change the type for config_dir to
> parse=opt___store_env_noempty in options.c?
No, it's not *that* easy.
The opt___store_env_noempty just takes everything after a '$' and tries to use that as
an environment variable.

You'd have to write a new parser, to substitute only /\$\w+/ (in regex-speak); then
slashes and other things can be included.


> Regarding the _base file. Would you accept a patch for a README.txt? Thats a
> file analog to the file subversion creates for repos with further information
> about the working copy, path included.
Yes; I'd be grateful for that.
I cursed myself because of that a few times; contrary to my initial opinion the symlink
hasn't proved useful yet.

>> Thank you for your efforts!
> Its a pleasure, helping you to let fsvs grow mature!
Once again: thanks a lot.

> I have also a package of fsvs-1.2.1 for Ubuntu karmic and hardy in my ppa
> at:
>
> https://launchpad.ne​t/~gunnar-thielebein​/+archive/ppa
>
> Still included is the password patch but I hope we get this out when native ssl
> support works.
Would you try to get that into debian and ubuntu? Pretty please ;-)


Regards,

Phil

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certificate/password storage tekknokra Gunnar Thielebein 2009-11-04 15:12:06 PST
     Re: certificate/password storage pmarek P.Marek 2009-11-05 00:00:17 PST
         Re: certificate/password storage tekknokra Gunnar Thielebein 2009-11-05 02:04:15 PST
         Re: certificate/password storage tekknokra Gunnar Thielebein 2009-11-06 03:33:04 PST
             Re: certificate/password storage pmarek P.Marek 2009-11-09 00:13:56 PST
                 Re: certificate/password storage tekknokra Gunnar Thielebein 2009-11-14 09:59:39 PST
                     Re: certificate/password storage pmarek P.Marek 2009-11-14 11:39:43 PST
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