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Re: User password change

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-05-09 12:53:53 CEST

On 09/05/07, tomato tomato <tomato@inmail.sk> wrote:
> > No, that's a server side operation. There is no client API to allow us
> > to do that even if we wanted to. Go back to your SVN admin to find out
> > how to change it.
>
> Many thanks for the answer :-)
> I understand. My administrator told me that he just edited a passwd file -
> added the new name with default password. Unfortunately he does not know how
> to do it. It would be nice if Subversion team could add such support to the
> API and Tortoise add this to the client as well.

How about editing the same password file that he edited before :)

There is a section in the TortoiseSVN manual about setting up servers
and repositories. How you do this depends on whether you are using
svn:// or http:// protocol, ie Apache server or svn server.

> I do not see any security issue here, since user first time accessed the
> server with default password. I don't know why is it not supported. Maybe
> there are another reasons why it is not supported...
>
> Any idea how could I log a request for such change in the Subversion code?

Go to the users at subversion.tigris.org mailing list.

Simon

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