[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: How to change the 'Author' in Tortoise ?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 20:21:06 CET

Charly wrote:
> Jared Silva a écrit :
>> Charly wrote:
>>> I made a lot of research, but it is impossible to find how to change the
>>> 'Author' name used in Tortoise when I commit my modifications. I tried
>>> to change all the MS Windows names (login name, registred user name,
>>> etc.), but this has no effect on Tortoise.
>> Instead of changing the user name, try creating a new one.
> Yes, it works. I had to create a new Windows account with the correct
> name, and copy all files from my previous account to the new one.
> Finally, I deleted the previous account and now Tortoise has the correct
> name. But what a mess :)

I think you've stored the authentication data once before. That means
you have to clear the auth cache:
settings dialog->saved data, then click on "clear" right of the
"Authentication data" label.


   oo  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
  (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
    \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
    /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.net
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Received on Wed Mar 14 20:21:19 2007

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.