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Re: svn and cron

From: Mikko Ruohola <polarfox_at_taajama.fi>
Date: 2006-12-12 13:01:53 CET

Vincent Lefevre kirjoitti:
> On 2006-12-11 20:50:49 -0600, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
>> Curious. What do you need expect for in this scenario? svn is not an
>> interactive program. The only thing I think it can prompt for is the
>> username and password, and you can provide that with the --username
>> and --password options without resorting to something like expect.
>>
>
> The --password option may be a security hole, e.g. if there are
> several users on the machine.
>
>
--password `cat /var/etc/thefilewiththepassword`
And file can have all the fancy permissions to prevent people from
seeing it. or does it show on process list apps like top or ps? atleast
ncftp hides some command line parameters from process list.

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