Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
New issue 1583 by jacob.kaplanmoss: Review Board doesn't work with private
Bitbucket has authentication issues with private repositories, which makes
Reviewboard (1.5 beta 2) fail
when posting reviews against private repositories.
I *think* this is a Bitbucket problem, so I've filed an issue over there:
http://bitbucket.org/jespern/bitbucket/issue/1812/. However, if it can't be
fixed on the Bitbucket
side it might be nice to add a work-around here.
In a nutshell, Bitbucket isn't responding with an HTTP 401/WWW-Authenticate
when accessing files
from a private repository; this causes post-review to fail with an error
message about the patched file
not being found in the repository. The error message is misleading,
actually: the problem really is that
the request for the file returns an HTTP 403.
I'll try to come up with a workaround and post a patch myself, but my naive
attempt (always sending
authentication data instead of waiting for a HTTP 401) isn't working. I
think a better workaround would
be to make Reviewboard use SSH when accessing private Bitbucket
repositories, but I'm not yet familier
enough with Reviewboard to see exactly how to do that.
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