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Re: Feature Request: clients shouldn't store auth-creds

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-09 22:52:51 CET

Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:

>>> If there is to be any more discussion of agent programs, please
>>> don't bastardise and clone the ssh-agent design -- as it does not
>>> apply to passwords very well at all. I suspect if someone *really*
>>> has some requirement to keep plaintext passwords off-disk, then
>>> password authentication will be unsuitable for their environment in
>>> the first place.
>> So what's the alternative? Certificates and such usually require a
>> passphrase, too -- and if they don't, they're quite as insecure as
>> passwords.
> Probable long term solution?:
> Create a new authentication module for Apache.

DAV isn't the only network transport for Subversion, so this isnt' a

-- Brane

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