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Re: svn diff - password bug?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-01-06 22:35:03 CET

Petr Sebor wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am not sure if this is the correct behavior, but why is it so that when
> I for example want to see a diff between my working copy and some
> specific revision, the client always asks for password?
>
> I have the apache setup so it always requires authentication from
> users. When I 'co' the tree, I can do whatever I my heart desires,
> update, checkin.... but doing svn diff -r PREV foo.bar requires password
> to proceed... This is a little bit uncomfortable :-) [to sum it up,
> whenever
> I use the '-r' option, it asks for a password]

it's just doing what you asked it to.

diffing against PREV means 'diff against the last version of this file',
which means it has to access the repository to get that version of the
file, which requires a password because you configured it to ask for one.

-garrett

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