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Re: Entering the password 6 times for svn log?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 16:33:48 -0500

On Oct 3, 2008, at 3:56 PM, Rush Manbert wrote:

> On Oct 3, 2008, at 9:35 AM, jon_at_terraspark.com wrote:
>> I'm not a subscriber to the list, but I did search a bit before
>> asking. Bear with me if this has been addressed elsewhere.
>> I'm generally a happy TortoiseSVN user and I recently upgraded to
>> 1.5.3 from 1.4.X (Running on Windows Vista and XP x64)
>> To my dismay, I now have to enter my password six times to get an
>> svn log. It used to be two times (which I imagined was
>> explainable) and was livable, but 6 times seems like a bug, not a
>> feature.
>> Any advice? (BTW - I'd rather not store the password - the
>> password prompt gives me a second to think before shooting myself
>> in the foot!)
> It sounds like you access your repository using ssh+svn. If that's
> true, you can setup public/private key access for ssh and never
> again need to enter your password.

If you're using svn+ssh, this FAQ entry would be relevant:


I don't know why the number of times the password is asked for has

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