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Re: automatic authentication issues

From: Hans Van Eylen <eylenh_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-04 10:54:17 CET

> I think I know what's the problem:
> the '--no-auth-cache' param of the command line is *not* for suppressing
> authentication. The only thing it does is if you have to provide
> authentication data, it won't store that data on disk for later use.
> Now, you said you tried the commandline with --no-auth-cache and it
> worked, then you used TSVN 1.4.1 and *cleared the auth cache*, and
> you're asked for authentication. That means that before when you used
> the command line client, the auth data stored on disk was used
> (--no-auth-cache is only for *storing* the data - it it is already
> stored it is still used). After clearing the auth cache, no
> authentication data is available anymore and you're asked for
> authentication data.
> Stefan

The exact order was :

clear Subversion cache (manually deleting file in auth\svn.simple directory)
run svn list http://xyz

just tried that again with 1.4.2 and it worked without asking for authentication.
On the same pc, I cleared the cache for TSVN 1.4.1 and then ran the repobrowser.
It asked for authentication straight away.

I'll try to do test with other versions as well.


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Received on Mon Dec 4 10:54:37 2006

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