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From Andy Levy <andy.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Subversion: existing users
Date Sun, 17 Jul 2011 12:10:22 GMT
On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 07:36, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Jul 17, 2011 5:02 AM, "Andy Canfield" <andy.canfield@pimco.mobi> wrote:
>>
>> The most obvious authorization scheme is that of the host server; if there
>> is a user named "andy" on that server with a password "jackel" then I would
>> like to simply be able to talk to the subversion server as user named "andy"
>> password "jackel". This is how ssh and sftp work. But apparently subversion
>> can't handle that. True?
>
> svn+ssh and Apache both can do it.  One of the newer auth mechanisms for
> svnserve might too but I haven't looked at svnserve in a long time.
>

Checking The Book, svnserve using SASL supports many authentication
mechanisms, including LDAP.
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.svnserve.html#svn.serverconfig.svnserve.sasl.authn

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