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Re: 1.8.0 and plaintext password caching

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:56:33 +0200

On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 07:20:17PM +0700, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> Please note passtype is "gpg-agent", not "simple". I do not have gpg-agent installed,

Are you 100% sure about that? svn shouldn't be using the gpg-agent
password store if it cannot contact a running gpg-agent.

> nor need it. Of course, password is not cached and svn asks for it every time.
> And yes, I need to cache root password. In plaintext. You can assume the whole
> file system is encrypted.
> Is it a regression in recent subversion or just me doing something wrong?
> Please CC: me when replying as I'm not in the list.

You can tweak the password-stores option in the config file to avoid
this problem. Set it to an empty value, like this:

  ### Section for authentication and authorization customizations.
  ### Set password stores used by Subversion. They should be
  ### delimited by spaces or commas. The order of values determines
  ### the order in which password stores are used.
  ### Valid password stores:
  ### gnome-keyring (Unix-like systems)
  ### kwallet (Unix-like systems)
  ### keychain (Mac OS X)
  ### windows-cryptoapi (Windows)
  password-stores =
Received on 2013-07-08 15:57:12 CEST

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