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Wrong username for commits

From: Gili <junk_at_bbs.darktech.org>
Date: 2004-12-05 15:23:06 CET

        My original message is quoted below. Any ideas?


On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 19:16:56 +0100, SteveKing wrote:

>Gili wrote:
>> I'm using svn+ssh:// with the following ssh cmdline:
>> C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoisePlink.exe -i subversion.key -l
>> username -pw password
>> but Subversion shows my commits as being done by user "SYSTEM".
>> The subversion.key has the following ssh-command associated with it:
>> command="/cygdrive/C/Program\ Files/Subversion/bin/svnserve --tunnel
>> --root=/Program\
>> Files/Subversion",no-port-forwarding,no-X11-forwarding,no-agent-forwardi
>> ng,no-pty ssh-rsa <key goes here>
>When you tunnel the svn connection over ssh, then the authentication is
>done by ssh alone. So Subversion never even sees your authentication
>data. That's why the user is always SYSTEM (the user ssh is running as).
>Check the Subversion mailing list - I remember that someone had a
>solution to that problem by using a special tool with ssh.

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