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SVN 1.3.1 - command line options ignored

From: Mark Johnson <MaJohnson_at_corillian.com>
Date: 2006-05-31 03:59:24 CEST

I have just upgraded my SVN client from 1.2.3 to 1.3.1 (Windows client).
Our server has also recently been upgraded to SVN 1.3.1 (Apache 2/DAV).

Since upgrading, the --username and --password options do not seem to
I have done a series of tests, and I see some strange behavior.

For instance if I do:
   svn mkdir --no-auth-cache --username Fred URL -m "message"
I get different results depending upon the version of the client I am
Using client 1.2.3 prompts me for Fred's password, and all is good.
Using client 1.3.1 the password is not prompted for, and I get an access

Furthermore, in the Apache access.log file on the server, I see that the

username (Fred) is apparently not being passed.
Instead I see my own username (Mark).

My questions are:
1. Where does the username (Mark) come from in this scenario?
2. How do I use the --username option with the 1.3.1 client?

Thank you,
Mark Johnson

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Received on Wed May 31 10:13:42 2006

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