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Re: [PATCH] optionally use $SVN_USERNAME as login

From: Jonathan Gilbert <o2w9gs702_at_sneakemail.com>
Date: 2005-08-18 01:24:17 CEST

At 02:03 PM 17/08/2005 -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
>Branko ─Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>> I still don't understand what's wrong with our current credentials
>> caching? It does exactly what you want, on a per-repository basis
>> rather than globally.
>
>Hmm, you know, you're right, I didn't really think this through.
>
>If two people are sharing a working copy, each of them should have to
>pass --username exactly once. After that, no more problems.
>
>That makes me wonder what problem this patch was solving...

I believe I recall someone mentioning the odd case of more than one person
using the same system user account with different repository accounts. I
wouldn't set up a development environment this way, but it takes all kinds,
I guess :-)

Jonathan Gilbert

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