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bug #20224: Problem with space in username for login

Submitted by:  Thomas Nyström <thn_saeab>
Submitted on:  Wed 20 Jun 2007 02:29:31 PM UTC  
Category: Bug Fix (patch attached)Severity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Fixed Release: NoneFixed Feature Release: None

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Thu 08 May 2008 08:02:18 PM UTC, comment #2:

Not closable - Eugen didn't have a pserver to test against.

Derek Robert Price <dprice>
Project Administrator
Thu 08 May 2008 07:50:14 PM UTC, comment #1:

Can't duplicate testing. Flagging as closeable

Eugen Zglimbea <eugenzglimbea>
Wed 20 Jun 2007 02:29:31 PM UTC, original submission:

If I make a <<cvs -d ":pserver:user name@fileserver/repo" login>> it succeeds and username and password is stored in ~/.cvspass.

A later <<cvs -d ":pserver:user name@fileserver/repo" co something>> fails becuase it could not pickup the scrambled password from ~/.cvspass.

The parsing of the ~/.cvspass file fails (without any message) if the username contains a space.

The attached patch fixes this and everything works.

This have been tested on FreeBSD 6.2 RELEASE with
cvs 1.11.17-FreeBSD (client/server)
cvs 1.11.22 (client/server)

Thomas Nyström <thn_saeab>


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file #13115:  login.c.diff added by thn_saeab (1KiB - application/octet-stream)


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