[tex-live] SVN problems ... help!

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sat Jul 7 22:00:02 CEST 2007

On 7 Jul 2007, at 7:54 pm, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> Norbert Preining writes:
>> Hi all!
>>> From my new computer I cannot commit stuff to the svn repository.
>> Strange.
>> - why does it not accept my password
> Probably your password for svn is different from the password for ssh.

Yes, likely (and wise).

> This is very likely because the web interface warned you that the svn
> password is not really secret.
> When I got my svn account I had to type my (svn) password but I had
> not been asked for a password later.  I suppose that authentication is
> then done by using the uuid key in .svn/entries in the root of your
> working copy.

No, I believe the credentials are normally cached in ~/.subversion/ 
auth/* on your machine. You should be able to look there on your old  
computer (if available) and copy the relevant details.


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