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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [Patch] provide useful error entry if AuthType is missing
Date Thu, 13 Nov 1997 21:42:56 GMT
+1, I like making error messages more meaningful.

No opinion on default AuthType ...

Dean

On Thu, 13 Nov 1997, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> if a user tries to use authentication and forgets to set AuthType
> he will the following error:
> 
>  configuration error:  couldn't check user.  No user file?
> 
> The appended patch provides a correct error message if the
> authentication failure was due to a missing AuthType directive.
> 
> BTW, is there a reason why "Basic" isn't the default AuthType
> value?
> 
> 
> ciao...
> -- 
> Lars Eilebrecht                  - The difference between Win95 and Win3.x:
> sfx@unix-ag.org               - Win95 can screw up 2 things at the same time!
> http://www.si.unix-ag.org/~sfx/
> 

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