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Re: How to update repository default author name?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 09:18:35 +0000

2009/11/5 Jonathan Paton <unique-f54haq34_at_jpaton.com>:
> On 04/11/2009 12:12, Simon Large wrote:
>> 2009/11/4 Rohit.K<passionate_programmer_at_hotmail.com>:
>>
>>> SVN is taking some other name as the default author name. I want to change
>>> this default name in such a way that it gets updated to all the revisions
>>> inside the repository.
>>>
>>> I am using SVN subversive client which comes bundled with Aptana Studio PDT
>>> plugin. SVN is installed on the local machine in a different partition and I
>>> use Windows XP SP2.
>>>
>> Please address this question to the Subversion or Subversive users
>> mailing lists. This mailing list is for questions about TortoiseSVN.
>> And before you ask, no TortoiseSVN cannot do this for all revisions in
>> a repository.
>
> What I can help with is fixing (changing) an author name that is already
> in the repository if the
> edit properties hook script is in place. All you need to do is use "show
> log" on the repository root,
> hit "Show All", use the log filter feature to select all revisions with
> the author name you want to change,
> select them all and right click for "edit author".

Ooh, I had forgotten about that one. Thanks for picking it up, Jonathan.

Simon

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