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Re: Feature Request: clear saved data from the command line

From: Jim Kring <jim.kring_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 01:32:16 -0800

Hi Alexander,

Thanks for the response.

> However, the reason seems bogus. [..snip...] different users should
already have different authentication data.

What I mean is that all users are using a common Windows account (e.g.,
Guest) for logging in to Windows, but each has a different svn account for
using TortoiseSVN. So, we need an easier way of clearing the TortoiseSVN
saved authentication information that is stored in the common Windows



On Jan 27, 2008 11:15 PM, Alexander Klenin <klenin_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Jan 28, 2008 1:34 PM, Jim Kring <jim.kring_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello TortoiseSVN Developers,
> > I would like the ability to clear the TortoiseSVN saved data,
> specifically
> > the authentication data via the command-line (via TortoiseProc.exe).
> This is probably a reasonable request...
> > The
> > reason that I would like to automate this is that we have several build
> and
> > test machines where a common windows account is used to log into the
> > machine, but each developer/tester has a different svn account. Users
> want
> > to save the authentication data while they are working on the machine
> (to
> > avoid re-entering it during successive svn operations), but want an
> easier
> > way to clear the authentication data when they log off of the machine
> (going
> > into the TortoiseSVN Settings>>Saved Data dialog requires too many steps
> for
> > them).
> However, the reason seems bogus.
> AFAIK, TortoiseSVN already stores user-specific configuration in
> appropriate
> locations (%APPDATA% and HKCU), so different users should already have
> different authentication data.
> If it is not so, then I consider it a bug to be fixed,
> not a reason to add a workaround feature.
> --
> Alexander S. Klenin
> Insight Experts Ltd.
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