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Re: Password stored in clear text!

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-08-21 21:39:07 CEST

On 8/21/06, Stephen Adler <adler@stephenadler.com> wrote:
> Guys,
> in .subversion/auth/svn.simple/d03da0c1495ff5b9551c9e3487f24f94, my
> password to
> my account is stored in clear text! Is this secure?

It's stored with permissions such that you're the only user who can read it.

> Is there a way of
> telling subversion not
> to store my password in clear text?

In ~/.subversion/config you can put something like:

atore-auth-creds = no

But note that then you'll have to enter the password whenever it's needed.


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Received on Mon Aug 21 21:46:41 2006

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