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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r805367 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 11:28:37 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Tue Aug 18 11:28:37 2009
New Revision: 805367

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=805367&view=rev
Log:
a password inside the build file is not secure.  PR 20208

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html?rev=805367&r1=805366&r2=805367&view=diff
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--- ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/get.html Tue Aug 18 11:28:37 2009
@@ -136,8 +136,10 @@
     password="secret"/&gt;</pre>
 <p>
 Fetches some file from a server with access control. Because https is being used the
-fact that basic auth sends passwords in plaintext is moot.
-
+fact that basic auth sends passwords in plaintext is moot if you
+ignore the fact that it is part of your build file which may be
+readable by third parties.  If you need more security, consider using
+the <a href="input.html">input task</a> to query for a password.</p>
 
 </body>
 </html>



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