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From Nils Weinander <nils.weinan...@mogul.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbut authentication, from another angle
Date Mon, 22 Mar 2010 15:18:44 GMT

On 2010-03-22 14:48, Justin Edelson [via Jackrabbit] wrote:
> Nils-
> Save the current servlet request in a ThreadLoad. It's something no one
> likes to do, but sometimes you have to do it.
> See
> http://kenai.com/projects/boxspring/sources/modules-svn/show/trunk/boxspring-http-objects-holder/src/main/java/com/mtvnet/boxspring/httpobjects?rev=260if
> you need an example of this. (note - this code is slightly more
> elaborate
> than you need - it allows for the current request and response to be
> available as Spring beans, which you don't need). The filter is in a
> subpackage for what I'm sure was a good reason at the time but cannot
> remember :)

Thanks Justin!

I have used a ThreadLocal like that before (to save the
request path for use away from the actual servlet class).
That should work. I may still have to go for this, but I
have finally managed to get hold of the servlet request
through Spring:

By registering


in web.xml and using ((ServletRequestAttributes) 
I can get the request and thus the user name logged in to
the container. I have used this to create an incredibly
naive and incomplete LoginModule, which fills the needs
at the moment.

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