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Re: Set the author of commits

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 08:39:48 -0400

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 08:33, Werner F. Bruhin <werner.bruhin_at_free.fr> wrote:
> 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.

What I'm saying is that logging in with the ID "Administrator" is a
really bad idea.

Lots of people (myself included) log in with Administrator *rights*,
but not as the actual user *Administrator*.

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