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Re: [PATCH]: Add --password-file and --password-envvar

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:51:40 +0100

Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 07.07.2014 10:27, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Aha! But Subversion already has a way to read authn creds from a file:
>>   --config-dir=x
>> 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
>> Thoughts?
> 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.

OK, right. To be clear, you mean the *second* thing I wrote (the --force variant) won't work. The first will.

- Julian
Received on 2014-07-07 10:52:15 CEST

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