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Re: svn+ssh - specifying login name

From: Kevin Old <kevinold_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-06-28 17:31:22 CEST

On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 10:59:10 -0400, Stefanus Du Toit
<sjdutoit@cgl.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 10:55:35AM -0400, Kevin Old wrote:
> > For example, on my client machine I'm logged in as "kold", but my
> > username on [the server] Subversion is "kevinold". Is there a way to
> > specify the user via svn+ssh or does svn+ssh accept the current user
> > I'm logged in as on the client machine?
> Try:
> svn co svn+ssh://username@host/path/to/repo
> I.e. prepend the username with "username@". The same thing works for
> regular (non-subversion) ssh.
> Is --username supposed to work for this? A quick check shows me it
> doesn't.

That only works for scp and sftp. With ssh there is a flag -l that
allows you to specify the username on the server machine that you'd
like to connect as.

I did try it though as there might have been a fat chance that it
worked, but it did not.

Hasn't anyone else run into this?


Kevin Old
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Received on Mon Jun 28 17:34:11 2004

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