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bugreport: svn+ssh authentication doesn't work

From: Marc Guenther <yoda_at_schli.ch>
Date: 2005-09-20 16:03:20 CEST


I'm using the svn+ssh://user@host/path/to/repos kind of URL. I have ssh
public/private key authentication setup so I don't need to enter a
password when sshing to the remote host, or using svn on the

Nevertheless, subclipse insists on needing a username/password. It
seems to ignore the user@ part of the above url, and instead prompts me
with my default username, and suggests to save my password somewhere
(which I obviously don't want). I just found that this gets saved in
plaintext in $HOME/.subversion/auth/svn.ssh/...

Entering the correct username and leaving the password blank gives me a
"org.tigris.subversion.javahl.ClientException: svn: Authentication
cancelled". Please note that I have set subclipse to use JavaSVN, not

Any ideas? I'm using Eclipse 3.0.2 with subclipse 0.9.34, JavaSVN, and
local subversion 1.1.3 (r12730) on MacOSX 10.3.9, remote subversion is
1.2.0 (r14790) on Linux/Debian


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Received on Wed Sep 21 00:03:20 2005

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