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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: passwords
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:14:23 GMT
Any other bugs while we're at it. I'll be sending out a formal request
tonight for people to do merges. But may as well mention it now.


On 23 April 2013 14:11, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:

> good thought.
>
> On 23 April 2013 14:07, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> > Can we put this into one or more of the bugfixes branches?
> >
> >
> > On 23 April 2013 14:02, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> I believe the fix for this is 5d4ef930 which is on master (which will
> >> be 1.4) only.
> >>
> >> specifically;
> >>
> >> -        [Name, Pass] = re:split(NamePass, ":", [{return, list}]),
> >> +        [Name, Pass] = re:split(NamePass, ":", [{return, list}, {parts,
> >> 2}]),
> >>
> >> B.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 23 April 2013 13:59, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> >> > Ah, that's a great distinction, rings a bell!
> >> >
> >> > On 23 April 2013 13:39, Dave Cottlehuber <dch@jsonified.com> wrote:
> >> >> On 23 April 2013 13:15, svilen <az@svilendobrev.com> wrote:
> >> >>> g'day
> >> >>>
> >> >>> i am trying to set a user with a password that is not just
> >> alphanumeric.
> >> >>> e.g. "b:@" (or if uri-encoded, b%3A%40)
> >> >>>
> >> >>> but the result of getting the /_users/ doc is always
> 401-unauthorized.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> if i login in Futon, it seems to work.
> >> >>> when i compute the pasword_sha myself and compare to whats in
> user/doc,
> >> >>> it matches.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> but http via basic authentication won't let me in.
> >> >>> e.g.
> >> >>> curl -vX GET
> >> >>> http://auser:b%3A%40@server:5984/_users/org.couchdb.user%3Aauser
> >> >>>
> >> >>> (seems the subject is very tricky and rarely paid attention to
in
> >> >>> various http libraries i looked recently. Everyone just lumps the
> >> >>> usr+":"+psw and uri-encoding/decoding is left out..)
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi Svilen,
> >> >>
> >> >> From curl, you can:
> >> >>
> >> >> curl -vX GET $COUCH -u tricky:p@sswd
> >> >>
> >> >> and leaving off the password field allows you to enter it manually
or
> >> >> even echo ':p@sswd' | curl …
> >> >>
> >> >> or if you're POSTing I think you can also use this:
> >> >> http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html#--data-urlencode
> >> >>
> >> >> curl -d name=john --data-urlencode passwd=@31&3*J
> >> https://www.mysite.com
> >> >>
> >> >> Anyway AFAICT there's a bug in CouchDB if the password starts with
a
> `:`
> >> >>
> >> >> $COUCH=http://admin:pwd@localhost:5984
> >> >>
> >> >> curl -HContent-Type:application/json \
> >> >>   -vXPUT $COUCH/_users/org.couchdb.user:mrtricky \
> >> >>   --data-binary '{"_id": "org.couchdb.user:mrtricky","name":
> >> >> "mrtricky","roles": [],"type": "user","password": ":pwd"}'
> >> >>
> >> >> I would expect that I can subsequently use either curl or httpie.org
> ,
> >> >> neither of them succeed with -u mrtricky::pwd or -u mrtricky &
> getting
> >> >> password from terminal.
> >> >>
> >> >> A+
> >> >> Dave
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > NS
>



-- 
NS

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