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Re: How to change the 'Author' in Tortoise ?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 20:21:06 CET

Charly wrote:
> Jared Silva a écrit :
>> Charly wrote:
>>> I made a lot of research, but it is impossible to find how to change the
>>> 'Author' name used in Tortoise when I commit my modifications. I tried
>>> to change all the MS Windows names (login name, registred user name,
>>> etc.), but this has no effect on Tortoise.
>>
>> Instead of changing the user name, try creating a new one.
>
> Yes, it works. I had to create a new Windows account with the correct
> name, and copy all files from my previous account to the new one.
> Finally, I deleted the previous account and now Tortoise has the correct
> name. But what a mess :)

I think you've stored the authentication data once before. That means
you have to clear the auth cache:
settings dialog->saved data, then click on "clear" right of the
"Authentication data" label.

Stefan

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