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Re: Authentication on WSAD 5.1.0 and Subclipse

From: Shinobu Kawai <shinobu.kawai_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-30 15:56:32 CET

Thanks Denny & Mark!

The credentials were the problem. I cleared them and it worked!
Unfortunately, not all the developers are geeky enough to use a SVN
client outside the IDE, and some are too geeky to just use the
built-in client. I think we'll wait until an upgrade to RAD...

> If you are using http:// or svn:// connection, then as long as you enter
> the correct values in the Repository location in Subclipse it ought to
> work. Otherwise, what I would suggest is that you download the Subversion
> 1.1.4 command line binaries. Use it to make an authenticated connection
> to your repository and let it cache the credentials. Then Subclipse ought
> to work by entering a location with no credentials at all since they are
> cached.
> However, if you use a Subversion 1.2+ client, or TortoiseSVN, it will
> break it. The newer version of Subversion encrypts the credentials. So
> when you use those client it will change the cache to be encrypted and the
> 1.1.4 version of JavaHL included in Subclipse will not be able to
> read them.
> If the credentials are entered in Subclipse, then it should work. The
> version of Subclipse you are using will not prompt you for credentials.
> I would recommend just using TortoiseSVN until you can update to an
> Eclipse 3.x IDE.

Best regards,
-- Shinobu

Shinobu Kawai <shinobu.kawai@gmail.com>
Received on Thu Dec 1 01:56:32 2005

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