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Re: [PATCH] default to --no-auth-cache

From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-01-14 20:15:15 CET

--On Tuesday, January 14, 2003 2:17 AM -0500 Daniel Berlin
<dberlin@dberlin.org> wrote:

> How bout we just have the command line client warn them the first
> time we ask for and cache a password, right before asking for the
> password (in addition to moving passwords to ~/.subversion):
> "Warning: The password you type will be saved to disk and reused
> for later authentication to this repository. Please read the
> documentation if you do not understand the security implications of
> this. This message will not reappear for this repository.
> Password:"
> Would that make you feel better about the whole thing?
> The user would know what is happening, and that if they are unsure
> whether to care, it points them to the documentation (which
> presumably will spell out what will happen so they can decide
> whether they care).

+1. Wow, this is a good idea. =) -- justin

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