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Re: about externals and username

From: Lluís Batlle i Rossell <viric_at_vicerveza.homeunix.net>
Date: 2004-10-07 12:06:29 CEST

I've noticed that there is a "--username" option. But it seems this option is
totally ignored by my svn.
At least, when using svn+ssh access.

On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 03:24:48PM +0200, Lluís Batlle i Rossell wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I have a repository:
> svn+ssh://isildur.homelinux.net/home/svn-reps/snod/
>
> I use it using another username than used in my own computer. So I specify
> "myuser@", when getting "snodbuilder":
> svn co svn+ssh://myuser@isildur.homelinux.net/home/svn-reps/snod/snodbuilder
>
> I have a svn:externals property in snodbuilder directory as follows:
> glis svn+ssh://isildur.homelinux.net/home/svn-reps/snod/glis
> portage-overlay svn+ssh://isildur.homelinux.net/home/svn-reps/snod/portage-overlay
>
>
> When svn tries to fetch the "externals", it forgets the 'username' used in that
> host, and tries to log in to the repository server using my computer's
> username. That's awful, because I cannot write "myuser@..." in the externals, as
> other users must work with that repository directory (snodbuilder).
>
> Is that a bug? How can I make everything work? Isn't there a "--username"
> parameter for all the connections? Where does 'svn' get the username to try?
> I've tried modifying "USER" environment variable.
>
> I hope there's some kind of solution. :)
>
> Thanks!
>
> ("darix", in irc.freenode.net#svn told me to write a message to this list.)
>
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| Lluís Batlle i Rossell                                |Tel.Olot. 972 26 71 24|
| Membre de [s3os] (www.s3os.net)                       |    BCN.  93 16 22 680|
| viric@jabber.org / ICQ# 9658637                       |    Mòb.  654 08 67 35|
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