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Re: Determining watched paths ...

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 06:51:52 -0400

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 17:44, Parrish, Ken <KParrish_at_gomez.com> wrote:
> I am attempting to resolve an authentication bug on my workstation.
>   Regarding the TortoiseSVN cache crawler:
> 1)       Does the TortoiseSVN cache crawler attempt to authenticate each
> time it updates the local cache?

No, TSVNCache does not ever contact the repository.

> 2)      TortoiseSVN is reporting that there are 7 ‘watched paths’ on my
> computer.  How can I determine what local directories constitute a ‘watched
> path’?

I don't have a Windows computer handy but where ever you're seeing
this count, you should get an indication of what the paths are. If you
can't, any folder in Explorer with a TSVN overlay icon is being

> 3)      Is there any other scenario where TortoiseSVN might attempt to
> authenticate with Subversion ‘automatically’, without explicitly prompting
> if it cannot authenticate?

Subversion clients do not present authorization credentials unless the
repository they're contacting prompts them for it Subversion clients
do not contact the repository unless the user explicitly requests that
action. Subversion by default cache the last-used credentials on the
client system and uses those cached credentials unless the repository
rejects them for whatever reason.


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