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Ticket #17375 (assigned)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

SVN check-ins fail with \ character in password

Reported by: s1kevin Owned by: ctsai
Keywords: ENGR NF-2012 Cc:
Private: no

Description

I had a single \ character in my password and could not for the life of me, get my password to work properly when attempting to send data from Windows to phpjobseeker. When I sent it using Linux, it worked. I am not sure if this is a problem with svn on the client side (Windows) or if it's a server-side issue though I suspect it's a client-side issue. At any rate, until this is fixed in the software, I strongly suggest at least warning users that a \ character in the password may cause check-in problems for Windows users.

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by ctsai

  • owner set to ctsai
  • status changed from new to assigned

Thank you for noting this, I'm working on compiling a more comprehensive list so we can keep users from using trouble characters. Other trouble characters include single and double quotes (' and ")

Regards,
Chris Tsai, SourceForge.net Support

Changed 3 years ago by ctsai

  • keywords ENGR NF-2012 added; svn removed

I'm escalating this to our engineering team here: http://sourceforge.net/p/allura/tickets/2012/

Regards,
Chris Tsai, SourceForge.net Support

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