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Re: --username option does not work?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-19 14:56:28 CEST

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

> Tunnel mode is used with svn+ssh://blah/
>
> In tunnel mode, as far as I know, svnserve just uses the current user as
> the svn:author. It completely ignores the --username switch (or the
> user in svn+ssh://user@host/) So, since you logged in to the SSH server
> as user "foo", that's what svnserve puts in the repository.

You could set SVN_SSH (or the equivalent variable in
~/.subversion/servers) to be "ssh -l username'. That should work.

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