Feedback from FOSDEM

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at
Wed Feb 12 20:11:39 UTC 2003

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 11:02:51AM -0500, Sergey A. Lipnevich wrote:

> Sorry to get in the middle of another subject, but I have a question 
> about this auth rewrite. There's code in Bugzilla which I adapted to use 
> Net-LDAP package and it seems to work OK, but my bigger goal is for 
> Bugzilla to pick up credentials assigned by Apache, because I'm using 
> mod_auth_pam for authentication right now. Every time I think of 
> rewriting this I can't help but wish for an actual auth framework for me 
> not to invent the wheel without knowing a lot about entire Bugzilla 
> codebase. Now the question. Can I have a pick at what authentication is 
> going to be like, and any way I could help in bringing it into the 
> trunk? I could then proceed with my stuff.
> Thanks!

Yeah, we have this in teh rewrite. Apache stuff is harder without
mod_perl, though, although ISTR that there is that env variable we can
use. mod_perl is a higher priority for me than apache auth, ahtough it
really should be trivial after that patch goes in.

See bug 180642 for details.


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