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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN repeatedly prompts for authentication if user can not read root of repository

From: Max Spicer <max-bugzilla_at_csl.gov.uk>
Date: 2005-07-28 18:36:39 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> As a workaround, you could give all users read access to the repository
> root (you can reject read access to some subfolders - I don't think you
> have important files in the repository root?).
This is the fix that I'd already hit upon, but it can get rather messy.

> If you can't do that (or if you don't want to), then you have to wait
> until Subversion 1.3 gets out:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2291
Will this remove the issue completely? That would be excellent news,
and would make it perfectly acceptable to have to use the above
workaround in the meantime, or simply to stick with 1.1.7 (we don't use
locking). The dreaded question: is there any planned release date for 1.3?

I think this issue would be worth putting in the FAQ or somewhere
obvious. It does cause some very ugly and confusing behaviour when it

Thanks for your quick response,

Max Spicer

PS Please cc all replies to max-bugzilla@csl.gov.uk.

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Received on Thu Jul 28 18:50:28 2005

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