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Re: Configuration recommendations in a heterogenous Linux environment?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-03 20:26:58 CEST

On 7/3/06, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net> wrote:
> Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>
> > - svnserve is dead easy to setup and offers some basic authentication.
>
> As much as I like Subversion, I consider svnserve one of its great flaws.
> Svnserve does not allow storage of encrypted passwords, only plaintext, and
> relies on plaintext transmission of those passwords.

Uhh, that's pure bullshit, the transmission of the passwords is via
CRAM-MD5, it is never sent over the wire as plaintext. Please
investigate these things before you form an opinion. The storage of
passwords is plainext, but their transmission is not.

-garrett

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