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Re: Cached client credentials not encrypted on Win2K with Subversion 1.2.3.

From: FG <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2005-12-14 23:04:52 CET

Joel Kuehner wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In the past couple of weeks I've installed Subversion 1.2.3. Prior to
> this we were using CVS. I'm a newbie as far as Subversion is
> concerned, so maybe I misunderstand what is going on.
>
> I am running Windows 2000 SP4. Our repository is served by Apache
> running on a WinNT 4 box.
>
> I noticed today that my authentication file in
> |%APPDATA%/Subversion/auth/svn.simple does not seem to be encrypted.
> If I look at the file properties the "Encrypt contents to secure data"
> box is not checked.
>
> Is this normal?
> |
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Joel,

This is very normal, and has been for quite some time. There have been
several other threads in the list discussing this. One of the more
recent is http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2005-11/0594.shtml.

Also - check out this FAQ -
http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#plaintext-passwords

Regards,
Frank
Received on Wed Dec 14 23:08:40 2005

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