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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Catalina Authentication+HexUtils
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2001 18:27:02 GMT


On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Christopher Cain wrote:

> Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2001 12:25:31 -0600
> From: Christopher Cain <ccain@mhsoftware.com>
> Reply-To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> To: Tomcat Dev <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Subject: Catalina Authentication+HexUtils
>
> Does anyone have any objections to my modifying the realm authentication
> classes so that hex digests are forced to uppercase for comparison? Case
> is irrelevant in a base-16 hex value, so the comparison should really be
> case-insensitive. I noticed this because authentication was inexplicably
> failing in one of my apps.
>

+1.

> - Christopher
>

Craig


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