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RE: Tortoise SVN unable to authenticate password

From: Cooke, Mark <mark.cooke_at_siemens.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:36:11 +0100

Hi Steve,

Glad to have been useful (and to know it is not just me)!

Unfortunately I have not managed to get to the bottom of how or why subversion <-> httpd is mangling the password and what (if anything) subversion (or neon or serf?) could change to fix this...

~ mark c

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Flowers [mailto:sflowers1_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 26 April 2012 12:27
> To: Cooke, Mark
> Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Tortoise SVN unable to authenticate password
>
> Hello Mark,
>
> I did indeed have the "" character in my new password, removing this
> has solved the problem and I can now acces the SVN repository again.
> Many thanks for your very prompt help!
>
> Steve
>
>
> On 26/04/2012 12:02, Cooke, Mark wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Stephen Flowers [mailto:sflowers1_at_gmail.com]
> >> Sent: 26 April 2012 11:56
> >> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> >> Subject: Tortoise SVN unable to authenticate password
> >>
> >> Ever since I changed my password Tortoise SVN will not
> authenticate.
> >> Even though I can browse the repository through a web browser
> >> with the
> >> new password fine, TSVN will not authenticate it. We use the "free"
> >> version of Visual SVN server and TSVN 1.7.6. SVN Server
> is accessed
> >> through https.
> >>
> >> I tried a re-install of TSVN. I tried clearing the stored password
> >> cache with no luck. Other users dont seem to have a problem
> >> logging in on my machine, but I cannot log in on anyone elses.
> >>
> >> Any idea?
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have had a recent thread about such a problem (stretching
> back over the last year):-
> >
> > http://subversion.markmail.org/thread/q57ffzbhrdv6ydhp
> >
> > My problem seems to be related to specific characters in
> the password being mangled by subversion when being passed to
> the server that the browser manages to pass fine. So far I
> have positively identified the `` character as an issue.
> Could this be your problem? Can you change your password to
> something as ASCII as possible and try again?
> >
> > Hope this helps,
> >
> > ~ mark c
>
>
Received on 2012-04-26 13:36:52 CEST

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