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Re: show differences

From: ESSI - Billie H. Cleek <bcleek_at_essystemsinc.com>
Date: 2006-09-21 20:31:25 CEST

I don't want my authentication information saved for security reasons.
The previous versions of TSVN did not exhibit this behavior, and if I'm
doing a single operation from the user point of view, then it would make
sense for TSVN to only need to prompt the user for authenticaion
information one time.

Stefan Küng wrote:
> ESSI - Billie H. Cleek wrote:
>> When trying to show the differences between two version of the same file
>> I am prompted for my authentication information multiple times.
>> To duplicate:
>> 1. right click a versioned file in explorer and select 'Show Log' from
>> the TortoiseSVN context menu
>> 2. After the Log Messages window displays, select any log message
>> 3. In the bottom list box, right click any file and select 'Show
>> Differences' from the context menu.
>> At this point the user is prompted multiple times for their
>> Authentication information, even though the TortoiseMerge window is
>> displayed after the first successful authentication.
> You should check the "save authentication data" checkbox to avoid these
> kind of problems.
> The reason is that TSVN sometimes has to connect multiple times to the
> repository to first get some information and then to actually execute
> the command. TSVN does this so that you don't have to guess or enter
> additional params - TSVN first tries to find the right params by
> contacting the repository and ask for some information.
> Stefan

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Received on Thu Sep 21 20:32:26 2006

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