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Re: [Subclipse-users] Changing the username on a repository

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 11:39:07 -0400

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Thomas Fletcher
<thomas_at_cranksoftware.com> wrote:
>
> Mark Phippard wrote:
>
> > On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Thomas Fletcher
> > <thomas_at_cranksoftware.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > > I ran into a situation today where I need to check out a repository
> > > that I've already got checked out, but with a different
> username/password.
> > > The first time I checked out the repository, I said 'remember the
> password'
> > > and now every time I go to check out that repository, it does so with
> the
> > > same userid/password combination.
> > >
> > > I don't see a way to purge this information and/or change it when I
> > > create a new repository after deleting the original one. Any
> suggestions
> > > on a work around (without creating a new workspace) and could this get
> > > put in as a feature request?
> > >
> >
> > Usernames and passwords are cached outside of Subclipse, so creating a
> > new workspace would not even help. Check this FAQ:
> >
> > http://subclipse.tigris.org/faq.html#passwords
> >
> > You will need to clear your cached password.
> >
>
> Great! Now for the feature request. Since Eclipse allows me to input the
> username/password information, should there be some symmetry in having it
> do some level of purging.
>
> I realize (from the FAQ) that there is no current API for this, but for an
> end user they don't care how much work needs to be done under the covers by
> the Subclipse developers, they just want to reset the password.

Whether the user cares or not, we still need an API. We do not hold
the information you want to clear so we need an API to tell the tool
that does (Subversion) that we want to clear it.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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