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Re: what do I hash to get .subversion/auth/svn.simple file name?

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:29:08 -0800

On 1/6/14, 11:40 AM, Tristan Slominski wrote:
> Given ~/.subversion/auth/svn.simple/5671adf2865e267db74f09ba6f872c28 with the
> contents of:
> K 8
> username
> V 3
> joe
> K 8
> password
> V 4
> blah
> K 15
> svn:realmstring
> V 45
> <https://svn.domain.com:443> Joe's repository
> What string to I hash to get 5671adf2865e267db74f09ba6f872c28?
> I tried md5 hashing a lot of strings (first one being
> "<https://svn.domain.com:443> Joe's repository"), and I can't find one that
> generates the correct hash.

It's the value in svn:realmstring which is apparently the one you tried first
but must have made some mistake (I'd guess a trailing character if you're using
the md5sum command).

I see on StackOverflow that you figured it out. For reference the code
responsible for this is in svn_auth__file_path() which lives in

Link to the code in trunk:
Received on 2014-01-06 21:29:16 CET

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