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Re: Mac OS X. SVN 1.6.5: Always being asked for username and password.

From: Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 16:46:59 -0600

> > 1) What version of OS X are you on?
> Snow Leopard (10.6.1)

Well, it's a shame but I've not tested my Subversion binary on Snow
Leopard. In theory, it should just work because the only real OS X
API we use is for the Keychain support and those APIs are still there,
unchanged. But I have heard of some reports where my binary's Apache
modules segfault. I've not heard of the password thing before you
though. I guess I'll have to finally build a Snow Leopard box for

> > 3) Did you ever tell the Keychain not to allow Subversion to access
> > it, even by mistake?
> >
> I'm going to say no. I rarely ever have to do this, and the last
> time I did it was a few days ago when I upgraded. I was sure to
> allow it always that time. But, I honestly can't remember the
> previous time. It was probably when I upgraded to Snow Leopard - but
> that was a while ago, and it worked previously with 1.5 and Snow
> Leopard, before I upgraded svn to 1.6.5.

Can you check to be 100% sure? You can do this by opening the
Keychain Access application, finding the url that you're looking to
and see if svn is available for accessing the Keychain entry.

Jeremy Whitlock
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