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[Fwd: Caching password in Windows 98]

From: John Locke <mail_at_freelock.com>
Date: 2003-08-04 22:59:50 CEST

Hello, all,

There's a serious usability problem with TortoiseSVN on Windows 98, and
according to Stefan, it has to do with the APR utilities in Subversion.
He says he has a patch that fixes the problem, but it hasn't been
accepted into the Subversion source. Any chance of getting this patch

I'm trying to host subversion repositories for some of my small business
clients. Using a command line client to get their working copy up and
running is way too intimidating for them--and I'd like to not have to
drive all over the place just to get their access up and running. I'd
like to be able to just give them the TortoiseSVN installer, and
instructions for connecting to my repository.

What's holding up the acceptance of Stefan's patch?

John Locke

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Locke" <mail@freelock.com>
> I'm trying to set up a repository for a client, and just installed
> TortoiseSVN on their Windows 98 computer. Couldn't get it to
> connect--and now I found the Daily Use item in the FAQ that describes
> the workaround, using the command line client.

Would you please, please complain on the subversion mailing list about
that too? As long as I am the only one complaining about this subversion
bug (yes, I call this a bug) Branko won't apply my patch and it'll never
gets fixed.

> Of course, now I'm away from her computer, and need to get this working.
> Question: Can I generate the svn.auth file for her login and send it to
> her, telling her exactly where to save it, and have it work?

That should work. Never tested it though.

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