Re: [PATCH]: Add --password-file and --password-envvar
On 07.07.2014 10:27, Julian Foad wrote:
> Martin Furter wrote:
>>>> For the file solution it might be more useful to use both username and
>>>> password from that file.
>>> I guess the option should be named different then, maybe something like
>>> --auth-file or --creds-file or so.
> Aha! But Subversion already has a way to read authn creds from a file:
> All we're lacking is a convenient way to put the required creds into the file. A user interface could be:
> svn auth authenticate $REPO_URL
> or, if you insist on being able to cache a user name and password when you don't currently have access to the server:
> svn auth authenticate $REPO_URL --force --username=y --password=z
Won't work given how we currently store credentials. The credentials key
is not the URL, it's the realmstring, which you (in general) will not
know without actually contacting the server.
Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
Received on 2014-07-07 10:37:10 CEST
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