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From "BOUSQUET Jeremie" <Jeremie.BOUSQ...@gemplus.com>
Subject RE: encrypted passwords with ant
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2005 13:01:35 GMT
Another idea: don't store the password, ask user input when you need it. Maybe not what you
want ...

Regards, Jeremie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Petar Tahchiev [mailto:paranoiabla@gmail.com] 
> Sent: mercredi 17 août 2005 14:52
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: encrypted passwords with ant
> 
> On 17/08/05, Barry White <bwhite@fotango.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi Mark,
> > 
> > not really an answer to your question but two solutions to this 
> > problem that I have used before:
> > 
> > - pass the variable in on the command line (ant -Dpassword:xxxxx)
> > 
> > - use a properties file but only keep an example of the file under 
> > version control (project.properties.example)
> > 
> > Barry
> > 
> > Mark Lybarger wrote:
> > > i've looked around a bit and don't seem to find any good 
> ways to use 
> > > an encrypted text with an ant task. ideas/suggestions? 
> basically, i 
> > > don't
> > want
> > > to store a plaintext password for a userid on a remote host in my 
> > > ant
> > build
> > > script. i'd like to have an encrypted form of the 
> password somehow.
> > >
> > 
> > 
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> It's just an idea: keep the passwords in a property file, and 
> keep that file in some directory where a few people have 
> granted access. Hope that helps.
> 
> --
> Regards, Petar!
> 

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