[Yum] Re: yum] Basic auth fails in 1.97, works in previous versions

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sun May 18 21:35:00 UTC 2003

On Sun, 2003-05-18 at 17:30, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-05-18 at 23:58, seth vidal wrote:
> > > One thing missing from the foregoing analysis and design is
> > > .netrc support.  
> >
> > 1. we'd have to add support for a new file format parsing mechanism
> I tend to agree with Russ here, and would like to point out that there
> is a netrc.py module in Python 1.5.2 and later that does the job. 
> IANA[python coder] so I don't know how useful that would be.  Looks
> trivial to me though.

doesn't work for http auth at all, though.

b/c you could have two different auth mechanisms on the same server with
http auth.

so machiname foo.domain.com won't be a complete enough match - you have
to match subdir.

and it is not obvious to me AT ALL that netrc can deal with virtual


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