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Re: How does Tortoise Determine the Author?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 17:56:03 +0100

2008/5/21 Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:18 PM, s1ntax <etheriad_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Im running windows vista and my login name is "s1ntax". When i make a
>> commit to my repository, it sets the author as "s1ntax". This is
>> working as expected. However, I need to be able to change the name of
>> my author from "s1ntax" to "Sean-Development" because I am working in
>> a professional environment. I need to follow the naming conventions of
>> my employer ( {FirstName}-{Department} )
>
> Subversion uses the username which is passed to the server when you
> authenticate. If you use file:/// access, it uses the username you
> used to log into your workstation.

Which access method is your employer using? If it is svn:// you will
be fine because the user names are defined in a repository config
file.

Simon

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