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Re: How do I enable storing of plaintext passwords?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 22:59:55 +0100

On 15.12.2019 22:49, Barry wrote:
>> On 15 Dec 2019, at 15:29, Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> On 15.12.2019 14:46, Barry Scott wrote:
>>> I'm doing some testing and want to test with plaintext passwords.
>>> It seems that storing plaintext passwords can be compiled out. Is that why I cannot configure it back on?
>> https://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.12.html#client-server-improvements
> Aha, that explains why it works on some systems with older svn. Been working on Centos 7 with svn 1.7 for some tests.
>> If you want to use plaintext passwords on disk, you'll have to build
>> Subversion from source and explicitly enable that feature.
> What had me confused for a while is that if the svn.simple/123... file was written by an earlier svn then 1.12 with a plaintext password that password is used with the newer svn versions.

Yes, existing password records are still used, but new ones will not be
written by 1.12 and newer versions.

-- Brane
Received on 2019-12-15 22:59:59 CET

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