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From "Julian Foad (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SVN-4375) Allow svnmucc to read password from fd
Date Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:02:00 GMT

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Julian Foad commented on SVN-4375:
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Discussion thread on dev@: "\[PATCH\] issue #4375: provide --password-fd option" started 2017-09-17
by William Orr (archived: [haxx|https://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2017-09/0105.shtml] [asf|https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/cf75b478939566b9952b5e2d9dfcf960a94052d52cc79a54a8b7b25e@%3Cdev.subversion.apache.org%3E])

> Allow svnmucc to read password from fd
> --------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SVN-4375
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-4375
>             Project: Subversion
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: svnmucc
>    Affects Versions: ---
>            Reporter: Sebb
>             Fix For: ---
>
>
> {noformat:nopanel=true}
> It's not very secure having the password provided on the command-line.
> A more secure method is to read the password from a file descriptor, c.f. the
> GPG --passphrase-fd option. Or at least support reading the password from stdin.
> {noformat}



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