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Re: RFA: Encrypting auth info

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-16 15:36:55 CET

On Feb 15, 2005, at 9:33 PM, Branko Čibej wrote:
> I basically see two ways to go about this:
> * modify svn_config_(read|write)_auth_data to crypt everything, thus
> localising the change in those functions, or define a second set
> of config read/write functions that encrypt the data

How would this happen? Through a bunch of "#ifdef win32" directives?
This can't be generic, right?

> * add encryption functions to libsvn_subr, and let the auth
> providers use them as they see fit.

You say you "don't want to add a full-blown crypto API to
Subversion"... but then I read the sentence above and get confused.
What's the middle ground you're proposing? Some sort of "mini" crypto
API? :-)

Can you be more specific?

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