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Re: Passwords with special characters are not possible

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 14:32:49 +0100

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 11:51, <mike_at_xantiva.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> it seems, that Tortoise could not handle passwords with "special"
> characters like the german umlauts ä, ö, ü, ...
> We are running Visual SVN Server on a Windows XP computer, using the
> "basic Windows authentication". One of my colleagues should start with
> SVN and we could not checkout from SVN with Tortoise SVN on his
> computer. The input of the username and password always failed. If we
> open the web interface, it works. He could access with entering his
> username and password into the browser. If I enter my username /
> password into Tortoise on his computer, it works.
> Than, he changed his password. Only the "normal" characters and numbers ...
> ... and it works.
> Is this maybe a character encoding problem while transfering the information?

See my explanation here:


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