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From "Sina K. Heshmati" <>
Subject RE: forrestbot switching to plain svn command
Date Sat, 05 Jun 2010 22:59:59 GMT
Tim Williams wrote:

> I've got this working locally, but I use cache credentials (e.g.
> keychain).  I'd personally not be comfortable putting my credentials
> in clear text in a properties file.  That's the part
> (deploy.svn.settings) that, I haven't worked.  So, I'll offer some
> options up:
> 1) We can remove the credential business totally and assume that folks
> work out their authentication on their own and I'll check in what I
> have.
> 2) If someone else has an itch and really wants the credentials to be
> there, I can either a) checkin what I have and they can go about
> adding it in or b) we can create a JIRA ticket and I'll attach it to
> that.
> Any thoughts/recommendations?

Maybe something like:

1) If the deploy.svn.settings file exists, use it, if not
2) Prompt user for credentials. If user input is empty,
3) Rely on ~/.subversion i.e. auth-cache.


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