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From "Marcel Reutegger (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (JCR-2358) Prefer JAAS configuration if present
Date Mon, 19 Oct 2009 13:07:31 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-2358?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Marcel Reutegger resolved JCR-2358.

    Resolution: Won't Fix

It seems the majority is in favour of keeping it the way it is right now. Resolving as WONTFIX.

> Prefer JAAS configuration if present
> ------------------------------------
>                 Key: JCR-2358
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-2358
>             Project: Jackrabbit Content Repository
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: jackrabbit-core
>    Affects Versions: 1.6.0
>            Reporter: Marcel Reutegger
>            Priority: Minor
> Contrary to JavaDoc the AuthContextProvider prefers the local configuration in repository.xml.
When the class was first introduced in 1.5, the implementation did what was documented, but
then JCR-1977 was reported. I think we shouldn't have fixed it that way. Prefering JAAS over
the local configuration makes sense IMO and works well if Configuration.getAppConfigurationEntry()
is correctly implemented and behaves as specified/expected.
> I suggest we revert to the 1.5 preference sequence and introduce a parameter that instructs
the AuthContextProvider to ignore the JAAS configuration (as a workaround for the buggy application

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