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[Subclipse-users] svnant and missing home dir

From: Peter Kahn <citizenkahn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 15:50:54 -0400

How does the svn ant task determine the location of the svn config dir?

I had a unix machine running svnant and the home dir was on a NFS share.
The NFS server went down so I created a local home dir under tmp and set the
HOME variable to it. When I ran svn commandline I was asked for username
and password once and then my creds were cached from that point forward.
But, my svnant tasks failed with an *authentication cancelled* even after
the auth cache*. *I tried passing the home dir via -Duser.home=$HOME and
it still didn't work.

I created a new local user who had a local home dir and once I had cached
the auth via the commandline client, the ant script work perfectly.

So, if I need to change my HOME how to I tell svnant about it?

Peter Kahn
Awareness - Intention - Action
Received on 2008-06-25 21:51:09 CEST

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