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Re: [PATCH] optionally use $SVN_USERNAME as login

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-22 17:33:28 CEST

kfogel@collab.net writes:
> I'm not sure I agree. People know about setting environment
> variables, plus CVS has $CVS_USER. Aliasing 'svn' to a complex
> command involving backticks is much less intuitive. And, as Ben
> pointed out, it won't work for commands that don't accept
> '--username'.

(Excuse me, I just realized I was wrong about CVS_USER -- that's
something totally different.)

I still think SVN_USERNAME or SVN_USER is a good idea, for the reasons
already given, though.

-Karl

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