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Re: svn commit: r1572105 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: svn/auth-cmd.c svn/cl.h svn/svn.c tests/cmdline/getopt_tests_data/svn--help_stdout tests/cmdline/getopt_tests_data/svn_help_stdout

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:48:42 +0400

On 27 February 2014 17:37, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 02:06:38PM +0100, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> Also note that the help text mentions 'credentials' for this reason:
>> auth: Manage cached authentication credentials.
> Another thing makes me wary about renaming the command right now
> is that we might still extend the command's functionality, for 1.9
> or even later.
> For instance, we could add an 'authentication' mode to this command,
> which simply completes the authentication process for a given URL and
> caches the credentials. Then the current name would be very suitable.
That's exactly what I would like to avoid: pre-authentication will be very
confusing for users IMHO. Some of them may decide that this is
required/recommended workflow for Subversion.

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2014-02-27 14:49:34 CET

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