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From "Robert Scholte (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (MNG-4951) Create re-usable component for encrypting passwords
Date Wed, 22 Dec 2010 17:54:57 GMT


Robert Scholte commented on MNG-4951:


At codehaus I've started on a plugin called the setup-maven-plugin. One of it's features in
encrypting passwords.
It's still a sandbox project and it was developed against Maven 3.0-alpha-1
Still some work to do, maybe even splitting it up in a few separate projects, now this kind
of godmojo can setup anything


> Create re-usable component for encrypting passwords
> ---------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: MNG-4951
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven 2 & 3
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.1
>         Environment: n/a
>            Reporter: Anders Hammar
> I'm thinking of creating a plugin that would create the master password file and encrypt
the passwords in settings.xml.
> To create the master password and encrypting the passwords, I could copy the code in
the private org.apache.maven.cli.MavenCli.encryption(...) method, but (as the comment in the
code also suggests) moving the functionality to a re-usable component would be better. It
should then be used by Maven as well as anything else that would do something similar (like
a plugin).

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