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Re: Psaswords

From: Stephan Holl <holl_at_gdf-hannover.de>
Date: 2005-10-14 12:35:48 CEST

Hello Dimitri,

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 11:50:21 +0200 Dimitri Papadopoulos-Orfanos
<papadopo@shfj.cea.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
> > Any options to make the password-storage on the client more secure?
> > I would like to see this files not world-readable. Is this possible
> > by default?
> This is covered by the FAQ:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#plaintext-passwords
> First of all, notice that the directory which contains the
> cached passwords (usually ~/.subversion/auth/ on Unix systems)
> has permissions of 700, meaning only you can read them. Trust
> your OS to protect data on disk.
> Can you confirm the passwords are actually world readable in youre
> case?

Nope. I was irritated that the files _inside_ ./subversion/auth/ have
world-read-bits set, but cannot accessed because the folder auth has
more restrictive rights.

So false alarm and thank you guys for clearing this up.


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