[Developers] GetCactus: anonymous checkout of SVN modules without password prompting

Thomas Radke tradke at aei.mpg.de
Fri Jan 30 09:17:33 CST 2009

Frank Loeffler wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 07:54:03AM -0600, Erik Schnetter wrote:
>> At the moment, several publicly available thorns require the user to use 
>> "anon" as password, and this makes the checkout process hang.
> That is true. I wrote David Link about it (the administrator of the
> subversion repositories at AEI).
>> I think we 
>> should update the GetCactus script, and at the same time work on changing 
>> the server configuration which may take some time.
> Ok, granted. So, let's hardcode 'cvs_anon' and 'anon' for the moment in
> the script.

Note that only the password for user 'cvs_anon' is hardcoded. The 
username can be set via the #REPOSITORY_USER pragma. We could introduce 
a #REPOSITORY_PASSWORD pragma as well.

I have committed the patch.

Cheers, Thomas.

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