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Re: Username with spaces?

From: Ben Reser <breser_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-07-23 01:36:52 CEST

On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 16:45:33 +0200, Christian Höhle
<christian@choehle.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> i have created a repository which i want to access (authenticated) through
> svnserve and have configured the repository's config files like this:
>
> svnserve.conf
> -------------
> [general]
> anon-access = none
> auth-access = write
> password-db = passwd
> realm = My Repository
>
> passwd:
> -------------
> [users]
> Mark = xyz
>
> This configuration works fine. But now i would like to import my good old
> SourceSafe repository where the user is not called Mark, but Mark Twain
> (authentication with exactly that name is needed to recreate the file
> history). Now passwd looks like this:
>
> [users]
> Mark Twain = xyz
>
> Now i try
> svn list "svn://Mark Twain_at_localhost/repository"
> and the authentication dialog starts like this
> Password for 'Mark Twain':
>
> After typing the password, i have to type the Username again, then the
> password and then both again. Afterwards, the following error occurs:
> svn: Authentication error from server: Malformed client response in
> authentication
>
> Did i miss something? Has anyone had the same problem or a solution at hand?

Bug in svnserve. Fixed on trunk. I presume we'll include it in 1.1.0

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