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Re: svnsync and non-interactive authentication. bug?

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-02-16 19:37:48 CET

On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 2/16/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> >While documenting svnsync in The Book, a question occurred to me. I see
> >that svnsync has --username and --password command-line options, as well as
> >the related --no-auth-cache and --non-interactive options.
> >
> >But what happens if both the source and target repositories of your
> >mirroring process require authentication, and as different users? Are you
> >just out of luck in terms of getting non-interactive functionality? Is
> >this
> >a shortcoming of svnsync, or am I overlooking something?
> >
> >(I admit it -- I haven't tested this to see what happens. It's 4am, and
> >I'm
> >going cross-eyed, so this mail is as much a TODO that will wind up back in
> >my Inbox as it is a question for someone else to answer.)
> If I had to guess it won't work, but like you I haven't actually tried it.

Sounds like a bug to me. We'd need a second set of
--username/--password command-line options to correct this problem.

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