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Re: Repository Passwords are in clear text?

From: Duncan Murdoch <subversion_at_murdoch-sutherland.com>
Date: 2005-11-11 14:32:51 CET

On 11/11/2005 5:01 AM, Maurizio de Pascale wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm just setting up a svn repository to be used from the internet and
> noticed that the /conf/passwd file contains passwords in clear text!
> This is very bad as it forces people to choose a password knowing that
> other guys could eventually read it.
> Is there a way to change this behavior and force "CVS-like" storing of
> passwords?

This is an FAQ, addressed here:


I agree with you that the CVS-like lightweight password hiding would be
nice, but I haven't got around to submitting a patch...

Duncan Murdoch

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