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Re: Passing unused opts to every command considered harmful

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2007-12-17 16:42:17 CET

On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 09:49 -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> svnlgo@mobsol.be wrote:
> > These options were added to stop the test suite caching credentials.
>
> Wait a second. In testing, we point to a custom configuration directory.
> Why didn't we just set store-passwords=no in that configuration directory?

That's only half of the puzzle. You then have to provide the
credentials when modifying the repository; thus passing --username and
--password to every command.

I'm not sure why caching credentials in the test suite is a bad thing.

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