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Re: [Fwd: Caching password in Windows 98]

From: John Locke <mail_at_freelock.com>
Date: 2003-08-10 18:12:22 CEST

Hope nobody minds, I filed an issue for this:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1470

Cheers,
John

Lübbe Onken wrote:

>Hi Karl,
>
>
>>Your mail is the closest we've gotten to a summary so far; let me try
>>to boil it down further:
>>
>> 1) Right now, failing to get the username from the system is a
>> fatal error. It would be better if when the client fails to get
>> a username from the system, it would simply prompt the user
>> (just as if it had gotten a username, but that username had
>> failed the authentication challenge with the repository).
>>
>> 2) If the client gets a username (by any means), that username
>> should always be cached *unless* it fails an authentication
>> challenge. In other words, if no challenge happens, but we have
>> auth parameters available, then cache them -- it can't hurt.
>>
>>
>[1] and [2] should solve the authentication issue and with [1] solved, any
>SVN client can react smoothly instead of being forced to error out.
>
>
>
>>It seems to me if we fix problem (1) from my list above, then TSVN
>>will just Do The Right Thing automatically, right?
>>
>>
>Yes, thanks that would be great.
>
>
>
>>Folks, have I summarized this problem correctly, or am I missing
>>something important here? Feedback welcome, please get to me before I
>>file an issue... :-)
>>
>>
>100% agreement from me. Did't switch my PC on last night, so here's my
>response in the morning
>
>

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