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Re: Password stored in clear text!

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-08-23 12:30:42 CEST

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2006, at 03:51, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>>> Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>>>> In fact, I'd *love* to be able to compile Subversion so that it's
>>>> svn
>>>> client refuses to store such passwords. If I wrote in such a
>>>> compile-time option as a patch, could I get support for it? I'd
>>>> definitely prefer to see the clients compiled this paranoid way.
>>> If you're in a situation where you can distribute such clients,
>>> could you just distribute the appropriate ~/.subversion/
>>> configurations instead? No need for a recompile, just set people's
>>> config bits before they start using Subversion.
>> How could I hope to enforce that without appropriately compiled
>> subversion clients?
> Well how would you enforce that someone will use your specially-
> compiled client and not any other normal client they could download
> from anywhere?

Well, true. It's most easily enforceable on machines where I'm the
sys-admin, and could put my copy in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin.

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