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Re: Set the author of commits

From: Werner F. Bruhin <werner.bruhin_at_free.fr>
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 14:33:52 +0200

Andy Levy wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 04:25, Thibaut Neiger <thibaut.neiger_at_loria.fr> wrote:
>
>> Hello
>> I would like to set a default author for every commit I do using
>> tortoisesvn. Currently, tortoise uses the windows login of my computer and
>> in my team, we all uses the Administrator account.
>> Is there a way to setup this ?
>>
>
> 1) Stop using Administrator to log into Windows
> 2) Stop using a file:///-accessed repository
> 3) Set up a proper SVN server (svnserve or Apache) and you can define
> whatever usernames you wish.
>
> #1 is a Windows best practice.
>
Would call it default practice, but not "best" :-)

Would also be pretty trivial to create a user "thibaut" and give it
admin rights, to work around this one.

Werner
> #2 - file:/// is not meant to be used in a multi-user environment.
> #3 is required it you don't do #1 and although not required, a
> profoundly better alternative to using file:///
>
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