[Bioperl-l] First cut svn repository [was Re: SVN and ...Re: Perltidy]

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Jun 29 04:52:42 EDT 2007

Steve Chervitz wrote:
> BTW, I haven't been able to check out the new svn repository via
> svn+ssh:// because I can't get svn to authenticate with an alternative
> username. My username on dev.open-bio.org differs from what it is on
> my local machine, so I issue a command such as:
> steve at localhost $ svn --username sac checkout
> svn+ssh://dev.open-bio.org/home/hartzell/bioperl/bioperl-live/trunk
> but I get challenged with:
> steve at dev.open-bio.org's password:
> I also tried putting the --username argument after the subcommand, but
> it still wants to use my local username. I can ssh -l sac into the dev
> box no problem. Any suggestions?

Set up your ssh key on the dev machine. I'm also on a machine with the 
wrong username and it works even without attempting to supply the 
correct one.

It does, however, show the 'Welcome to the new developer system' message 
2 or 3 times for every svn+ssh action, which freaks me out a little.

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