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Re: author not getting set on checkins through svnserve (svn+ssh)

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2003-08-04 12:57:28 CEST

On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 05:44:00PM -0700, Eric Smith wrote:
> I've got svnserve (0.26.0) set up for anonymous read-only access (invoked
> via xinetd with -R and -r options), and for full access via a dedicated
> openssh server with command="svnserve -r /home/svn" in the authorized_keys
> file.

You need a "-t" in there as well. You can see this if you do the

$ SVN_SSH="ssh -v" svn ls svn+ssh://blah/
debug1: Sending command: svnserve -t

Try command="svnserve -r /home/svn -t"

> When I commit from another host using an svn+ssh URL, the log shows
> "(no author)". How do I get remote commits to identify the author?
> I saw in the archives a thread about someone getting this behavior
> before he "configured authentication", and wanting to change the author
> on existing revisions. I don't care too much about that, as long as
> I get the correct author on future revisions. But I have no idea what
> Robert meant by "configured authentication".

I believe this comment referred to Apache, not svnserve.

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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