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Re: authentication cache

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-02-20 19:08:03 CET

> Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> >"SteveKing" <steveking@gmx.ch> writes:
> >
> >
> >>if I call e.g. svn_client_ls() on a password
> >>protected repository then Subversion asks
> >>(if used) via prompting providers for the
> >>authentication. But if I do another svn_client_ls()
> >>right after that (on a directory below the last)
> >>with the same ctx-object then Subversion
> >>asks again for authentication.
> >>
> >>Are there plans to cache those username/passwords
> >>during one session? This most likely won't affect
> >>the command line client but some GUI clients like
> >>mine...
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I thought we were planning to cache them in there. Garrett, does that
> >match your understanding?
> >
>
> we cache an authentication baton now, i don't know what needs to be done
> to the baton to make it cache the password, but i thought it would do
> that automatically...

It seems that information gets somehow lost. I haven't found where exactly
this is (yet) but I can definitely say that it's not persistent.

Stefan

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