We'd welcome a patch to restore that configurability. No particular reason to 
not do it that I can think of.

> On 14 Oct 2016, at 07:35, Daniel Munch <dani.mu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello together,
> I've been reading through the mailing lists and the JIRA issues and
> the issue came up already twice: There's currently no possibility for
> configuring authentication_handlers for chttp like there was for http.
> 1) http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-user/201609.mbox/browser
> 2) http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201609.mbox/browser
> The thing is: I'd love to test and use CouchDb 2.0 on our project,
> however I do depend on a third-party authentication module
> (couch_jwt_auth).
> So I went ahead and went checking the sources (always handy to know at
> least some erlang when you're using CouchDb!) and realized that it
> would actually be pretty straight-forward to use the mechanism used in
> couch_httpd.erl also for chttpd to make authentication_handlers
> configurable and thus third-party auth modules available.
> But before I start hacking away and send a pull-request I wondered if
> there was a deeper reason for why this hasn't been done yet and which
> I'm still ignoring/overseeing?
> Thanks a lot in advance, and thanks a lot for the effort put into CouchDb,
> Daniel

Reply via email to