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From "angela (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (JCR-3634) New method: JackrabbitRepository.login(Credentials, Map<String, Object>)
Date Tue, 30 Jul 2013 09:57:54 GMT

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angela commented on JCR-3634:
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+1 for jukka's proposal with explicit workspace name param and clear separation between credential
attributes and the new attributes map.
                
> New method: JackrabbitRepository.login(Credentials, Map<String, Object>)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: JCR-3634
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-3634
>             Project: Jackrabbit Content Repository
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: jackrabbit-api
>    Affects Versions: 2.7.1
>            Reporter: Michael Dürig
>
> As discussed [1] we need a way for passing session attributes on login without having
to fall back to credentials. The latter might not support credentials or not be present at
all when authentication is handled externally.
> I suggest to add the following method to JackrabbitRepository:
> /**
>  * Equivalent to <code>login(credentials, workspace)</code> where
>  * <ul>
>  *     <li><code>workspace = attributes.get(ATT_WORKSPACE_NAME)</code>,</li>
>  *     <li><code>credentials</code> carry all and only the attributes
passed
>  *     through the <code>attributes</code> map.</li>
>  * </ul>
>  *
>  * @param credentials  the credentials of the user
>  * @param attributes   the attributes to put into the session
>  * @return a valid session for the user to access the repository.
>  * @throws javax.jcr.LoginException  if authentication or authorization for the
>  *     specified workspace fails.
>  * @throws javax.jcr.NoSuchWorkspaceException  if the specified workspace is not recognized.
>  * @throws javax.jcr.RepositoryException  if another error occurs.
>  */
> Session login(Credentials credentials, Map<String, Object> attributes);
> See also OAK-803 for some more background.
> [1] http://markmail.org/message/lwhpglehee3jgpip

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