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Re: Cached Username but not Password

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:45:17 +0200

webpost_at_tigris.org wrote:
> We have basic authentication turned on, but unfortunately company
> procedure prohibits us from caching password details, even if
> encrypted. To reduce the burden of authentication it would however be
> permissable to cache/remember just the username.
> Is this possible?

Sorry, that's not possible.

> I notice in 1.6 there is now a default Username option setting in the
> 'servers' file which gets stored at %appdata%/subversion
> (%appdata%/subversion/auth is where the cached details are stored). I
> have tried setting this but Tortoise still asks for a Username.

That default username is only used if the server doesn't ask for any
authentication at all (i.e., anonymous commits are allowed). In that
case instead of no author, the default username is used for the author
of that commit.


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Received on 2009-04-22 17:45:54 CEST

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