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Re: Changing SVN User

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-27 19:57:43 CET

On 2/27/07, Res Pons <pons32@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have taken ownership of a linux box which has a previous user's id stored
> in its .subversion path.
> $ ls .subversion/auth/svn.simple/
> 3524aab2cf3ccb88f71730a386c0efcf
> The question: Is it better to delete this file and check out from the Repo
> with my id? Edit the file and just change the user & pw to me since the
> content of the file is in ascii text?
> Really the big question is how do I change ownership to me? I just realized
> that everything I check out and modify has the previous user's user-id in
> subversion and not mine. Could multiple users coexist on the same machine,

Use the --username switch, at least the first time you run an svn
command. I don't recall whether that'll be cached in place of the
previous one or not; I want to say yes.

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