RE: Authentication realm
From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:17:14 +0200
Passwords are stored per hostname (+realm), not per working copy like in
Storing it in a different way would allow tricking subversion to send the
From: Gavin Baumanis [mailto:gavinb_at_thespidernet.com]
We recently created a DNS entry for our subversion repository.
Prior to this we just use the private LAN IP address to access the repo via
Post the change to having a hostname to use I created a new branch - and
Subsequently when I perform an svn update I a now prompted for username and
I did some reading in the "good" book.
and used svn switch
(svn switch old_IP_address new_HostName_Address
at the root of my working copy.
svn info confirms that the repo address is now set to the hostname version
However I am still getting prompted for a username and password.
If I enter the "usual" password - all is good... but the prompt is playing
Some more reading suggests that I might need to add a new authentication
I was hoping that I might just get some confirmation that is indeed what I
As always - a big thanks for your help.
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