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Re: 0.29.0 - PKCS12 Certificates Only?

From: Tobias Ringström <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2003-09-08 23:52:28 CEST

Brian Mathis wrote:

> Yes, when dealing with paypsl.com you need this level of security, but
> we're not talking about credit cards and bank statements here.

IMHO, the only problem is that you have to edit the servers file to get
the security, and you have to save the CA cert somehow.

I have a draft patch (which I sent to David Waite for a review) that
expands the prompt to get when you make a connection to a host with a
cert that cannot be automatically verified. Right now it's just a y/N,
but with the patch you can choose to thust the cert permanently. If you
do that you will never see that question again for the same cert.

This is also planned for 0.30.

This will cure my largest personal problem with Subversion. It's a real
pain in the butt to find the configuration files on Windows (which I
occationally have to use), and then to download and store the cert and
type the path to the CA, especially if you have more than one client of


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