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Re: Question about SSH

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-30 06:04:46 CEST

On Mar 29, 2005, at 8:53 AM, Andreas Schoe wrote:

> I use Subversion for a few days.
> Why does the svnserve use the passwd file with passwords written in
> plaintext?

Because otherwise, the password would have to be sent over the network
in plaintext.

> Is there any kind of Version that I can use the passwd with MD5
> algorithm like the Apache Server?

No.... not unless you use apache as your svn server.

You understand that apache's md5 passwords *are* passed essentially
plaintext over the network, right?

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