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RE: feature request

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 12:01:27 -0400

> 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.

Sure it does. TSVN uses the SVN libraries so when you make configuration changes in the TSVN UI it is doing nothing more than updating the svn client config files.

I just tested it and it works as you want... even though I did check the "save authentication" check box. My next attempt to commit requested the credentials again. Did you even try it? Or are you just making assumptions?

BOb

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