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Re: SVN Password stored in Plaintext!!!!

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-23 18:59:34 CEST

kraythe@arcor.de wrote:
> One thing I noted while browsing through my subversion profile is that the
> passwords for my subversion access are stored in a file in plaintext! This
> is
> something that I dfind disturbing. How much trouble would it be to encrypt
> them and then have the server accept an encrypted version of the password?

If the server accepts the encrypted version of the password, then what is
the point in encrypting it in the first place?

> It
> would be really cool if companies could install their pgp key on their
> subversion server in order to do the encryption.

How would that work?

Max.

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