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Re: Security flaw: subversion stores passwords by default

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 11:00:12 -0400

"Hari Kodungallur" <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com> writes:
> Currently svn provides both choices - it will store the password for
> you or you can choose to not store as well. But we could look at his
> argument as to keep the same two choices, but just make the default to
> not store the password. The config parameter can be changed by users
> if they wish to (to make store-passwords to 'yes' to make it store the
> password).

Sure. But we had this discussion years ago; we didn't just flip a coin
to choose the current way, we really hashed out the pros and cons.
(Hadmut may not have realized that, of course, since it was a long time


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