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svn auth help text review

From: Andreas Stieger <andreas.stieger_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:41:17 +0000


the svn help auth text reads as follows:

> Manage cached authentication credentials.\n
> usage: 1. svn auth [PATTERN ...]\n
> usage: 2. svn auth --remove PATTERN [PATTERN ...]\n
> \n
> With no arguments, list all cached authentication credentials.\n
> Authentication credentials include usernames, passwords,\n
> SSL certificates, and SSL client-certificate passphrases.\n

And fingerprints? Is that missing? r1573701 speaks about them.

> If PATTERN is specified, only list credentials with attributes matching one\n
> or more patterns. With the --remove option, remove cached authentication\n
> credentials matching one or more patterns.\n

So that's an OR match for patterns given?

> If more than one pattern is specified credentials are considered only they\n
> match all specified patterns.

That specifies an AND match, and is not how I read match_credential() in
auth_cmd.c. Could you clarify?

> Patterns are matched case-sensitively and may\n

r1573701 switched on case-insensitively for SSL hostnames and
fingerprints. Could you clarify?

Received on 2014-11-06 20:41:48 CET

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