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Re: Reliance on cached credentials in the test suite [Was: Subversion 1.4.4 tarballs up for testing/signing]

From: Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-29 15:35:48 CEST

Paul Burba wrote:
>> I don't think it's a good idea to trust on cached credentials
>> while running tests, so I support any fix which explicitly
>> adds user & pwd to calls to svn.exe or svnadmin.exe.
> What's the harm in relying on the cached credentials in
> local_tmp/config/auth? The spurious failure of svnadmin test 4 on 1.4.4
> is a fluke no? I'm trying to see the danger here. Was there a specific
> scenario you had in mind that could cause us problems?
> [...]
> So, is there really a problem here? Thoughts?

The fix I committed in r25177 is another example of why relying on
cached credentials is a bad idea.

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