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  • while i try to migrate svn into git using svn-migration-script.jar and run command mentioned for creating author.txt file it gives error svn: E170001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL svn: E170001: Can't get password

while i try to migrate svn into git using svn-migration-script.jar and run command mentioned for creating author.txt file it gives error svn: E170001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL svn: E170001: Can't get password

$ java -jar ~/svn-migration-scripts.jar authors svn://userIP > authors.tx

t

About to create the authors file.

svn: E170001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'svn://userIP'

svn: E170001: Can't get password

Could not communicate with Subversion: check the URL of the repository, the user

name and the password are all valid

6 answers

I have found a solution (for me):

The problem for me was, that the svn client did not have my auth, I have tried to manage this by using the uri standard, but getting the error.

After I interact with svn (a simple checkout) and save my username and password, the problem is solved.

This work for me too.

This solved it for me, as well.

Hi Manjul, did you go any further with this issue?

I had to populate the authors.txt manually, ours is a small repo so i could get away with it. But resolution to the baove issue would be good. Any luck with Atlassian support?

No Sundeep, i am still facing this issue.

No Sundeep. I am still facing this issue.

Yes we can populate manually, but it is not a proper way as we have a very big group of users in svn.

I haven't got any solution from Attlasian.

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