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Re: [PATCH] Obfuscate auth info

From: Peter Lundblad <plundblad_at_google.com>
Date: 2006-10-20 09:14:19 CEST

David Anderson writes:
> On 10/19/06, Angel Marin <anmar@gmx.net> wrote:
> > What about interfacing with GNOME Keyring[1] when available? It's there
> > just for this purpose and it gives a fairly flexible way of managing
> > stored passwords.
> >
> > [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNOME_Keyring
>
> This is a potential solution for linux operating systems. I am busy
> right now, but implementing this would be an interesting complement
> (not replacement - not all systems subversion supports have a gnome
> desktop) to the obfuscation patch. The option to support the similar
> facility in KDE would also be nice.
>

I also like the spirit of this solution much better than obfuscation.
I don't know the state of gnome-keyring and I would hope for a non-desktop
environment specific solution. Something more sophisticated than obfuscation
seems to be system dependent anyway and we already have something similar
on Windows and Mac, so +0 from me.

Thanks,
//Peter

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