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Re: Symbolic links in ~/.subversion

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-20 03:21:48 CET

Henrik Holmboe <elements@hack.se> writes:
> I was just about to file a bugreport, but per the instructions at
> <http://subversion.tigris.org/project_issues.html> Im sending an email
> here to get some feedback.
> The issue Im having could be considered a bordercase by many. I have a
> special need to keep all secret data in special storage and therefore
> need to symlink the files stored in
> $HOME/.subversion/{svn.simple,svn.ssl.server}.
> When checking out a repository and permanently accepting the
> certificate and providing username and password the files in question
> are automatically created. I then move them to the other storage and
> create symlinks. The next time I issue a command that connects to the
> server, I am again asked questions as if the server was not already
> verified/authenticated.
> Please advise.

Thanks for posting here first, it's much better than filing a bug at
this point.

What version of Subversion are you running on the client side? I saw
Mike Pilato's response, in which he tried to do what you do, but
couldn't reproduce the problem.

Can you show us 'ls -l' and 'ls -ld' of all the relevant directories,
so we understand *exactly* how your symlinks are laid out? Then show
us a literal transcript of what Subversion commands you run, and what
it asks you when you think it shouldn't ask anything.


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