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Re: Entering the password 6 times for svn log?

From: <jon_at_terraspark.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 18:13:16 -0600

Thanks for the quick replies.

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

That's the key question. (Should I post to the dev list?)

I'd rather not set up a public/private keypair because, occasionally,
having to enter my password saves me from an incomplete or otherwise
mistaken commit. (Though I suppose I'll just have to back my thinking
and habits up one step...)

Anyway, if the keys are the only way to go, I'll do it.


Quoting Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>:

> 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:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#ssh-auth-cache
> I don't know why the number of times the password is asked for has changed.

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Received on 2008-10-04 05:14:29 CEST

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