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Re: Authentication problems on pre-commit hooks with Scmbug

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-13 20:01:03 CEST

Christopher Taylor wrote:

> I have Bugzilla, Scmbug, Svn running on my linux server and tortoisesvn
> running on my windows box.
>
> When Scmbug runs the pre-commit hook for SVN it's expecting the username
> & pw to be sent to it in the request. It will not force svn to request
> the username & pw, hence i do not get a request from tortoisesvn.
>
> The two solutions I have thought of are diving into the scmbug perl code
> or seeing if there's a way to have -all- interaction originating from
> tortoisesvn include the username & pw. I was wondering if the latter
> has been implemented.
>
> I read through the manual and the only thing I saw was that tortoiseSVN
> will only prompt for the username & pw if svn sends the request. I'd
> like to preempt all that by just setting it as a local variable and
> having it sent automagically with each request ... h ow do I do this?

I don't think Subversion (and therefore TSVN) will ever send username &
pw if the server doesn't request it. That would be IMHO very bad because
there's a chance to sniff those credentials without having any real
reason to provide them in the first place.

Stefan

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