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Re: [Subclipse-users] svnant and authentication

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:39:45 -0400

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Peter Kahn <citizenkahn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> How do you normally solve the problem with authentication and automated
> builds?
>
> I require basic http authentication via ldap with my svn repository
> and I want that auth cached so my automated builds can do their
> checkouts and imports (we presently store built artifacts in a
> disribution repository). Oh, and my builds are distributed across
> many flavors of linux and windows with repository access happening at
> the beginning, middle and end of the build.
>
> My repositories use basic ldap auth. The native client caches its
> creds and gives a user experience similar to cvs and this is good. The
> java svntask does not and checkouts mid build fail due to "auth
> cancelled.". Finally, I'd like to use a pure java solution because
> some of my unix boxes cannot be update with newer libraries to support
> the svn client.

There is no reason svnAnt should not use these same cached
credentials. Do your Ant scripts run as a user that has the
credentials cached?

I do not personally use svnAnt, but Subclipse uses the same Java
libraries and code.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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