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Re: feature request

From: Jan Boehme <jan.boehme_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:19:54 +0200

On 09/23/2010 06:36 PM, Bob Archer wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Ah that makes sense. So, bottom line... the OP can disable storing of auth credentials by editing the servers file on the machine(s) they are running the svn client on that people share.
>

Already done and working on unix systems using the 'native' svn client
but my question aims at tsvn under windows and there tsvn doesn't care
about those settings inside the subversion config file in my tests. If
the "Save authentication" checkbox is checked the credential will be
saved obviously by tsvn itself.

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