[Zope-CMF] CMFWeblog and RPCAuth

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Fri Mar 26 16:02:50 EST 2004

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On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 09:16, Michael Kerrin wrote:
> Hi,
>    Assuming I have the right list.
>    I having a small problem with authentication and xml-rpc with the 
> CMFWeblog product or else I am not using it correctly.
>    It seems that practically all the methods in the CMFWeblog product 
> require the parameters of 'username' and 'password', although none of 
> this parameters are actually used in these methods.
>    The problem with this is that the RPCAuth product which performs the 
> authentication of the XML-RPC request removes the username and password 
> from the argument list passed to the method in question in the 
> CMFWeblog product causing a BadRequest exception being raised.
>    I have got around this for now by removing line number 109 in 
> RPCAuth.py which removes the 'username' and 'password' from the 
> argument list.
>    I am presuming that the 'username' and 'password' arguments in the 
> CMFWeblog methods shouldn't be there or at least be defaulting to None 
> (although) this causes a problem has they are positional arguements and 
> some have a more arguments after them. If so I can post a patch  to 
> remove all the references to username and password to the collective at 
> sf.net. Or should CMFWeblog be using the username and password to log 
> in which the arguement list implies.
>    Michael Kerrin
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