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Re: Auth data not saved when locking files

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-07-05 19:27:55 CEST

Ping! (I don't see a follow-up.)

> SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> writes:
>>>SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> writes:
>>>>A TSVN user reported that the authentication wasn't stored when he was
>>>>locking files. Since I couldn't find a reason for this in the code, I
>>>>tried the CL client, and the CL client doesn't store the auth info
>>>>either.
>>>>
>>>>Steps to reproduce:
>>>>
>>>>- have a wc checked out from a http server (haven't checked other
>>>>server types)
>>>>- make sure you have to authenticate (otherwise it won't make any sense)
>>>>- also check the config file that 'store-auth-creds' is commented
>>> ^^^^^^^^^
>>>"commented" or "uncommented"? Can you just show us the exact contents
>>>of the file?
>>
>>I mean commented out, i.e. not set to 'yes'. If it was set, then it
>>wouldn't be a bug that Subversion doesn't store the auth data ;)
>>My config file is unchanged, i.e. like if you delete it and the CL
>>client creates it again.

I'm not familiar with this, but it sounds like this argument is backwards. If
"store_auth_creds" was set, then I would think it _would_ be a bug if
Subversion doesn't store the auth data. If "store-auth-creds" is commented
out, and the default is "no" (I haven't checked that it is), then I would not
expect it to store them and so I would expect it to ask for them again.

>>>>- go to the wc
>>>>- do an 'svn lock filename'
>>>>- enter the auth data (username/password)
>>>>- do again an 'svn lock filename'
>>>>- Subversion asks for the auth data again.

It asks again because you haven't told it to store the auth data ... or have I
missed something?

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Okay, this sounds like a bug, then -- thanks. Want to file?

- Julian

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