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Re: feature request

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:10:33 -0400

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:05, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:52, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:21, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >> On 09/20/2010 01:24 PM, Jan Boehme wrote:
>> >> >> > On 09/20/2010 12:44 PM, Andy Levy wrote:
>> >> >> >> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 03:48, Jan Boehme
>> >> >> <jan.boehme_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
>> >> >> >>> Hi,
>> >> >> >>>
>> >> >> >>> because of different svn identities (developers) on
>> various
>> >> >> test
>> >> >> >>> systems it would be very helpful if one could disable the
>> >> "Save
>> >> >> >>> authentication" option which is visible at the bottom of
>> the
>> >> >> >>> authentication dialog by a registry key/value on the
>> >> >> administration
>> >> >> >>> side.
>> >> >> >>
>> >> >> >> Do you often have a single developer with multiple sets of
>> >> >> credentials
>> >> >> >> to a given repository? Or are all the developers sharing a
>> >> >> single
>> >> >> >> account on the test systems?
>> >> >> >>
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > All developers have an unique credential over multiple
>> >> >> repositories but
>> >> >> > all share a common per system account.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Is there a chance to get in tsvn soon? May I create a ticket
>> for
>> >> >> this issue?
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Cheers, Jan.
>> >> >
>> >> > I think adding:
>> >> >
>> >> > store-auth-creds=false
>> >> >
>> >> > to your svn server will get you what you want here.
>> >>
>> >> %appdata%\subversion\config on the shared machine. The server
>> can't
>> >> stop the client from caching credentials.
>> >
>> > Perhaps the nightly version of the book then contains 1.7 stuff.
>> Because it says that this is depricated on the client config and
>> has been moved to the server config.
>>
>> Pretty sure the book is still at 1.6. From
>> http://svnbook.red-
>> bean.com/nightly/en/svn.tour.initial.html#svn.tour.initial.disablin
>> g-password-caching
>>
>> "To permanently disable caching entirely, you can add the line
>> store-passwords = no to your local machine's Subversion
>> configuration
>> file"
>>
>> I don't see anything about disabling it from the server.
>>
>> > Why the book was never branched for 1.6 and 1.7 I don't quite
>> understand.
>>
>> The book is an odd beast :)
>
> Ok... I am looking here:
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.advanced.confarea.opts
>
> In the book I see this:
>
> store-auth-creds
> This option has been deprecated from the config file. It now lives as a per-server configuration item in the servers configuration area. See the section called "Servers" for details.
>
> ---
>
> Or, perhaps they mean in the "server" area of the client's config file? Yea, I thought it was a client config item but just like to check the book sometimes before giving advice.

Yes, it's the "servers" file on the client. I presume it's so that you
can disable caching on a per-server basis instead of globally.

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