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Solution: Password for ‘(null)’ GNOME keyring

Solution: Password for ‘(null)’ GNOME keyring

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You can commit you project using subversion as follows:
svn commit -m “Your comment here for your modification on the project” –username <gmailusername>
Then the following prompt should be opened for commiting your project successfully…
Password for ‘<gmailusername>’:
For this password, you should give your code.google.com password assigned to you while hosting your project.
First time commiting project using svn commit will work properly.
If you are commiting your project next time, you can get the prompt like
Password for ‘(null)’ GNOME keyring:
which means, Multiple keyrings are present on a users system. All users will have a default keyring, and another which is only stored in memory. For each commit, gnome-keyring stores the user details in another keyring. To disable this, open the config file in the subversion from the home folder as follows:
selva@selva-laptop:~$ cd .subversion/
selva@selva-laptop:~$ ls
auth  config  README.txt  servers
open the ‘config’ file with any text editor,
selva@selva-laptop:~/.subversion$ gedit config
inside the text file, look for the line ‘password-stores = no’ under ‘[auth]‘ section and uncomment it & remove the value ‘no’ for it to look like ‘password-stores = ‘. Then, save and close config file.
Finally, open another file named ‘servers’ in text editor,
inside the text file, look for the line ‘store-passwords = no’ under ‘[global]‘ section and just uncomment it. Then, save and close ‘servers’ file.
That’s it. Now, you can commit your project anytime with the code.google password assigned to you.

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