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Re: Set Authentication when do the SVN Update

From: Jan Hendrik <list.jan.hendrik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:28:14 +0200

Concerning Re: Set Authentication when do the
Ryan Schmidt wrote on 17 Jul 2008, 4:07, at least in part:

> On Jul 17, 2008, at 03:55, carmen_gfy wrote:
> > Hi, may i know that is there any possibilities to set the
> > authentication when
> > user trying to do the svn update??
> Subversion caches authentication information on the client, so the
> first time you connected to this server (for example when checking
> out the working copy) you were asked for your username and password,
> and then this was saved in the Subversion cache directory. On
> subsequent updates, this cached information is used.
> This cache is in ~/.subversion/auth on Unix-like operating systems,
> and I don't know where on Windows.

In addition to my posting a minute ago: the credentials are not
encrypted. You would have to apply access rules on the OS level.

Jan Hendrik

(Thanks to Google censoring my list postings I don't get copies of
my own postings, so couldn't add this to the one it really belongs
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     They did not fear political change. They did not exalt order
     at the cost of liberty.
               -- Louis D. Brandeis (U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1856-1941)
                  Whitney vs. California, 1927

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