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Re: specify username for file repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 20:17:54 +0200

Nehal Mistry wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I created a local file file repository but I can't specify a
> username for it?
>
> With the command line client I'm simply doing: 'svn co --username
> ...' and then I can use TortoiseSVN on that repository as normal.
>
> However it would be a nice feature if I could do this directly from
> TortoiseSVN. I use a file repository because it's a single user
> repository, but I need to specify a username because I may need to
> move it to a shared server in the future.

It's not possible with TSVN to specify a username for file:// repositories.
But if you later want to move your repository and change the username,
just add the pre-revprop-change hook script and edit the usernames later
(depending on the number of commits you already made, I would suggest
using the command line client with a script that changes all the
usernames automatically in one step).

Stefan

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Received on 2008-08-31 20:18:15 CEST

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