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Re: Disable username assumption

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-04 22:23:14 CEST

Chris Jensen <cjensen@edex.com.au> writes:
> Is it possible to stop the svn client from assuming the username of
> the logged in user?
> We have our configuration files stored in subversion, so I frequently
> do svn ci as root, forgetting to pass the --username option - root has
> no access so we have to press enter on the first password prompt in
> order to get a username prompt.
>
> This is irritating because it wastes (albeit a small amount) of time,
> and creates erronious entries in the access log.
>
> Multiple people may use the root account to make changes, so setting
> the username in the configuration file isn't practicle either.
>
> Is there anyway to prevent the client from assuming the username and
> so force it to prompt?
>
> If not then I will submit a feature request.

I don't think we have that feature in the client-side runtime config.
It would be a good one. Please do file an enhancement request in the
issue tracker, and point to this mail thread from the new issue.

Thanks,
-Karl

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