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Re: --username and --password ignored with NTLM authentication?

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 18:44:34 +0400

Greetings, Stefan Kung!

>>>>>> Yes, the subversion book states that username passed as --username takes
>>>>>> precedence over the username stored in the auth area (provided the
>>>>>> client is challenged for authentication details). However, if the
>>>>>> credentials provided using --username are invalid, it then tries to use
>>>>>> the ones from the auth directory.
>>>>> [snip]
>>>>> Yes, but the NTLM authentication is the first that's used. And that
>>>>> authentication never asks for credentials but only either succeeds or
>>>>> fails, so the --username is never used.
>>>> try --no-auth-cache
>>>> ?
>>> Wouldn't work. NTLM doesn't need an auth cache because it uses the
>>> windows logon credentials to authenticate.
>> Would'n or doesn't?
>> I do not interested in your guesswork, as well as Subversion developers.

> Doesn't work.

Bad :(
It really should, by meaning of the switch.
We really need some way for implementing a fully unattended script with specific credentials.

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 05.08.2009, <18:42>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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