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Re: [Subclipse-users] What specific Windows encryption is used by JavaHL?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:54:26 -0500

On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Bill Charlton
<william.s.charlton_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> I've read in tigris.org docs that JavaHL (I'm using 1.6.17) uses Windows encryption to store the Subversion repository password. Is there written info available that specifies the Windows encryption capabilities that JavaHL uses, i.e., dll names, etc?
> Note: I'm using Eclipse Juno SR1 (running on an XP machines) and Subversion 1.4 (running on a Unix machine).

The Subversion client libraries use an API provided by Windows to
store the password. The Windows API does all of the encryption using
your system login as the key that will encrypt/decrypt the data. See:


Mark Phippard
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