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Re: Feature Request: clear saved data from the command line

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 14:47:44 +0100

Jim Kring wrote:
> Stephan,
>
>> I won't implement a 'feature' which only purpose can be to promote bad
> behavior.
>
> Sharing a sandbox and a Windows session with other developers is not bad
> behavior. Consider side-by-side development (pair programming)? Isn't this
> a good activity? In that case, wouldn't it be nice if there were a faster
> way to clear the tsvn auth data?

Sharing a windows session is bad behavior. No matter why or what for it
is done.
For pair programming, you don't have to share the session/logon but only
the files.

>> rd %APPDATA%\subversion\auth /S /Q
>
> Thanks, that will work. However, using it does violate the abstraction of
> how tsvn implements its auth data storage, which is a bad behavior.

What abstraction?
That's the very same that TSVN does if you click on "Clear auth data" in
the settings dialog.

> And, if we're going to get philosophical and debate what's good and bad, one
> could argue that using Windows (instead of Mac or Linux) is a bad behavior.
> Certainly, TortoiseSVN promotes the use of Windows ;)

I won't get into such a discussion, even if we're on a (mostly) windows
mailing list here: Linux zealots are unfortunately everywhere.

Stefan

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