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From Jean-Marc Borer <jmbo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] UserAuthenticationData enhancement
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:21:15 GMT
Fine for me

Jean-Marc

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 12:08 PM, Jörg Schaible
<Joerg.Schaible@scalaris.com> wrote:
> Hello guys,
>
> the current implementation of the UserAuthenticationData only allows us to
> keep character arrays as values for the user authentication. However, for
> FTPS or SFTP (maybe more - HTTPS, WebDAVS) we may also have to use private
> keys or client-side certificates. Unfortunately I cannot keep those in the
> UserAuthenticationData.
>
> This results in half-baked solutions like provided in the patch of VFS-283
> where the passphase is delivered with the "standard" mechanism, but the key
> data is individually set and on top of it a private UserAuthenticator
> implementation that tries to overcome the limits of the
> UserAuthenticationData.
>
> Therefore I'd like to apply my proposed changes in VFS-466, where I keep
> binary compatibility, but have to deprecate the old getter/setter in favor
> of new ones dealing with arbitrary data (defined by the enhanced inner
> Type).
>
> WDYT?
>
> - Jörg
>
>
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