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Re: checklink credits

From: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 11:58:38 +0100
To: Ville Skyttš <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <1073386718.8179.9.camel@cirrustier>
Le mar 06/01/2004 ŗ 01:16, Ville Skyttš a ťcrit :
> Note also that since 1.3.$something, Apache needs to be built with
> -DSECURITY_HOLE_PASS_AUTHORIZATION or checklink will need to be running
> under mod_perl, otherwise the basic auth forwarding trickery will not
> work at all.  More info:
> http://httpd.apache.org/dev/apidoc/apidoc_SECURITY_HOLE_PASS_AUTHORIZATION.html
> I don't know why v.w.o does not seem to be affected, in theory I believe
> basic auth forwarding for validator and checklink should not work at all
> there at the moment.

We're using a trick to work around this security setting; it's the same
trick as the one detailed e.g. in


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