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Re: RFC: Encrypting ~/.subversion/auth on Windows

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-11-13 02:24:26 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On Nov 12, 2004, at 6:31 PM, Sigfred H├ąversen wrote:
>
>>
>> Slightly offtopic, why not encrypt the passwords for svnserve?
>
>
> IIRC, because of the way the CRAM-MD5 algorithm works, the server
> needs access to the actual password, not a hashed version of it.

Oh! Ouch.

-- Brane

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