[aur-general] TU Application

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 27 02:58:05 EDT 2010

On 27/10/10 16:47, Kaiting Chen wrote:
>>> I would also like to work on maintain the Arch web presence. I think that
>> a
>>> separate login is needed for each part of the site is something that
>> should
>>> be fixed.
>> Single sign-on might be a cool thing but is really hard to implement and
>> maintain properly in practice, especially if there's a large number of
>> independent modules that have to be integrated. Most of the projects I
>> implemented SSO for went back to separate logins after some time, just
>> because it was too much effort to maintain integration for all
>> submodules.
>> I don't say it's impossible but it's a lot of work.
> Maybe an LDAP solution? I haven't really looked at the code yet.

See comments in https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10703 to know why this 
is not easy...

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