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Re: Manual username/password (Error: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to OPTIONS)

From: Erwin Coumans <erwin.coumans_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:52:49 -0700 (PDT)

>>Adding this to *every* dialog would be very bad UI design.
There are options that don't add any clutter, for example allowing
svn://username:password_at_repositoryurl/path

but

>> So assuming we can't change the server, command-line svn with --
>> username --password is the only option?
>Yes.

I'll use command-line svn then, unless they are willing to change the
server settings.

Thanks,
Erwin

On Oct 31, 12:29 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Erwin Coumans wrote:
> > We are going off-topic now. Those server settings are beyond our
> > control.
>
> I really doubt that. All you can say is that *you* have no access to the
> server to change those. But you definitely can ask someone with access
> to the server to set this up properly. Even if it's hosted by another
> company.
>
> > So assuming we can't change the server, command-line svn with --
> > username --password is the only option?
>
> Yes.
>
> > Why can't tortoiseSVN add a username button and add this --username --
> > password when doing the request?
>
> Because TSVN doesn't have just the checkout dialog?
> Adding this to *every* dialog would be very bad UI design.
> Just ask someone who's responsible for the server to set it up properly.
>
> Stefan
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