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On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 12:42 AM, Robert Samuel Newson
<rnew...@apache.org> wrote:
> 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

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