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RE: svn forgets authentication password

From: David Aldrich <David.Aldrich_at_EU.NEC.COM>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 10:47:15 +0000

Hi Nico
 
> Hard to tell. Did you compile it yourself, or are you using your
> distribution's Linux? And have you looked in .subversion for the
> authorization file with your password stored in it?

Thanks for referring me back to that area. I deleted the existing authorization files and then found that the password is correctly stored. Not sure what was going on but its fixed now.

> Mind you, I provoundly loathe this feature. It puts your passwords in
> clear text in your $HOME/.subversion directory, and is one of the
> reasons I so strongly espouse svn+ssh access, which typically relies
> on SSH keys.

Understood. We currently use https. Do you know how https speed compares with svn+ssh?

Best regards

David
Received on 2010-11-04 11:48:46 CET

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