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Re: svnserve - Case sensitive username issue on Windows

From: Frank Gruman <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2006-03-02 18:46:07 CET

Philibert Pérusse wrote:
> Anybody got a work around to avoid svnserve to use case-sensitive
> usernames. On Windows, a user might login with PHILIBERT.PERUSSE or
> philibert.perusse or Philibert.Perusse without problems...
>
> But then the credentials would fail when connecting to svnserve
> repositories because the pass-db & authz files would only list
> "philibert.perusse"...
>
> I certainly guess I am not the first one to have this problem. Anyone
> can suggest something other than: "just tell your developers to always
> login with all caps low".
>
> Thanks
>
>
> philibert
>
You could load all common forms of that username (username, Username,
USERNAME) into the authz file. I've seen that mentioned in the list and
possibly even in the Book.

Regards,
Frank
Received on Thu Mar 2 18:48:24 2006

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