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Re: [PATCH] Remove --disable-keychain?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-12-27 01:31:26 CET

On 12/26/05, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> --On December 26, 2005 11:37:38 PM +0000 Malcolm Rowe
> <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Is there any particular reason that the OS X KeyChain support added
> > recently also spawned a --disable-keychain option to configure?
> >
> > It seems out-of-place, in that I don't think we have any other 'feature'
> > switches in configure (save possibly javahl). We don't have one for the
> > wincrypt provider, for example.
>
> There's no other real mechanism on Windows to store the passwords, IIRC.

That's not really true, we stored passwords on Windows before we had
the wincrypt provider, they just weren't encrypted, like the Unix
ones.

-garrett

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