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Re: Credentials Caching - Security Guy Not Happy

From: Stefan <steveking_at_tigris.org>
Date: 2004-08-25 23:00:54 CEST

Paul Ossenbruggen wrote:

[snip]
> Question:
> What can I do in the mean time to appease the security guy and still
> retain the convenience that the auth-cache provides? I was thinking of
> perhaps putting the auth cache in an encrypted directory somehow, how
> hard is this to do?
>
> I have about a week to come up with a solution to this or I will be
> typing a lot of passwords and will have a lot of unhappy users.

If you're on windows, you can use these files:
http://svn.collab.net/repos/tortoisesvn/trunk/src/SVN/auth_providers.h
http://svn.collab.net/repos/tortoisesvn/trunk/src/SVN/auth_providers.cpp
as a start to hack Subversion to store the auth data encrypted in the
registry.

Stefan

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