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Re: Problem when set svn:external where the dest url needs authentication?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 18:38:43 -0600

On Feb 20, 2009, at 05:49, Shawn Jin wrote:

> I am trying to set a svn:external property with a url that needs
> authentication. I do not find anywhere to put the authentication
> information.
>
> For example, if I say:
> svn propset svn:externals "lib1 svn://host/File/abc/lib --username
> user --password pwd" /myproject1
> or
> svn propset svn:externals "lib1 svn://host/File/abc/lib" /
> myproject1 --username user --password pwd
> or
> svn propset svn:externals "lib1 svn://user:pwd_at_host/File/abc/lib" /
> myproject
>
> They all don't work - either fail with a "property value parsing
> error" or keeping asking about authentication informations.

As far as I know, you do not include the authorization information
into the external definition. The user must provide it when checking
it out, if it is not already cached in the user's client.

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