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Re: [PATCH] Cache ssl client certificate passphrases

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 13:26:32 +0200

Senthil Kumaran S wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am attaching a patch along with this email which adds support for
> caching ssl client certificate passphrases in the subverison config
> auth area (just like how we cache our passwords).

Nice!

> Already there is an option (ssl-client-cert-password) to specify the
> passphrase in the servers file (which could be deprecated with this).
> But yet it will be better if we can cache this passphrase instead of
> specifying it in the servers file, which will help us in extending
> this to use the features of wincrypt, keyring, etc in future.

Hmmm, I wonder if we should create an internal "crypto provider" API so
that we don't have to reinvent the wheel for different password
providers ...

-- Brane

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