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Re: [TSVN] Graphs and case-insensitive user names

From: SteveKing <stefankueng_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-11-24 12:41:58 CET

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 11:12:59 +0000, Russell Hind <rh_gmane@mac.com> wrote:
> I've just looked at the statistics for the first time, and on the
> graphs, the user names aren't case sensitive. We end up with 4 lines:
>
> russell
> richard
> Russell
> Richard
>
> Our passwd file for the repo only has russell and richard in, but it
> appears that you can authenticate using Russell and Richard also (i.e.
> it is case-insensitive). Could the graph do case-insensitive compares
> for users?
>
> The statistics view seems to handle this anyway.

If you can authenticate case-insensitive, then I assume your server is
running windows. But servers running on Linux are case-sensitive. So
Richard
and
richard
are two different users.

It might be dangerous to make the stat graphs case-insensitive.

Stefan

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