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From Branko Čibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Http authentication
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:45:38 GMT
On 18.07.2018 15:38, Essig Felix wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>  
>
> I have a question about the http authentication when using the
> subversion api 1.8.13.
>
> For example using the ‚svn_client_list3‘ function:
>
> Everytime this function is called the first http request does not
> contain any Authorization header which leads to a ‚401 Authorization
> Required‘ response.
>
> In my opinion this leads to an unnecessary delay when the function is
> called multiple times and the same credentials could be used.
>
>  
>
> When calling this function the svn_client_ctx_t contains an
> svn_auth_baton_t with set default username and default password
> parameters.
>
>  
>
> Now to my actual question:
>
> Can this behaviour somehow be changed or is it just designed to work
> this way? I also know that the version I’m using is not the newest one
> so if you think an upgrade to a newer version could lead to some
> performance improvement please let me know.
>

You can either modify the auth baton or create your own. See
svn_cmdline_create_auth_baton2 in include/svn_cmdline.h and
subversion/libsvn_subr/cmdline.c.

-- Brane


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