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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Basic Authorization and Java
Date Thu, 29 Aug 2002 17:00:44 GMT


On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Joshua Slive wrote:

> Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Boyle Owen wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I don't know how to do this. The password is not available as a CGI
> >>variable so I don't think there is a way to capture it... I was only
> >>thinking to hardcode a special user/pass pair into the java client
> >>(since the client is delivered as byte-code, no-one can read it...)
> >
> >
> > Check the source code for some #ifdef with the word
> > BLOODY_BIG_SECURITY_HOLE or something of that sort.
>
> I think it is SECURITY_HOLE_PASS_AUTHORIZATION or something of that sort.

Darn - I wanted to slowly build up a tradition of just not quite giving
away the keys to the castle - but require a quest of sorts.

:-) :-)

Dw.


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