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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: layering mod_auth_digest and mod_python authentication in apache2
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2003 23:55:21 GMT
--On Monday, February 10, 2003 3:39 PM -0800 Paul Querna 
<> wrote:

> What I want is AuthDigest to decode the username, and password, and
> then to pass this onto my mod_python authenticationn scripts,
> without having to re-write the entire mod_auth_digest in Python.

The easiest thing to do would be to rewrite mod_python's 
authentication handler as an auth provider for 2.1.  You would want 
to make sure that the provider implements the get_realm_hash function.

That doesn't help for 2.0, but you can't do this type of layering in 
2.0 anyway.  -- justin

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