confusing example in the SVN book

Jens Seidel jensseidel at
Thu Sep 4 02:33:25 CDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 02:20:00PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
>  $ whoami
> -harry
> +harryc
>  $ svn list svn+ssh://

Maybe it would be more intuitive if you use
(untested in this example, but I always embed the username in the URL).

> -harry at's password:  *****
> +harrys at's password:  *****
>          <literal></literal>, authenticating as the
> -        user <literal>harry</literal>, then spawning a private
> +        user <literal>harrys</literal> (according to SSH user
> +        configuration), then spawning a private

Yep, it is also possible using SSH's user configuration on the client
host (.ssh/config: "User" keyword).


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