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From <Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de>
Subject AW: concealing passwords
Date Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:21:54 GMT
Then you need a system with a graphical user interface.
E.g. gump has not ...


Jan 

>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Patrick Martin [mailto:antuser@gmail.com] 
>Gesendet: Montag, 1. August 2005 13:51
>An: Ant Users List
>Betreff: Re: concealing passwords
>
>Hello,
>
>You can also get the user input via an antform [1] UI which 
>can star passwords:
>
><antform>
>  <textProperty label="enter a password" property="my.password"
>password="true" />
></antform>
>
>Not tested, but something like that should work.
>
>[1] http://antforms.sourceforge.net/
>
>On 8/1/05, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
>> Roedy Green wrote:
>> > I notice that in all the scripts I have seen people just insert 
>> > their passwords as plain text in the scripts, e.g. for jarsigning.
>> >
>> > I don't want to do that since I will be distributing the scripts 
>> > along with source code.
>> >
>> > It seems there are several ways you could handle it:
>> > 1. put the password in the registry.
>> > 2. make the password a system property you insert from a 
>set variable.
>> > 3. put it in a file
>> > 4. something cleverer that makes you enter it and it 
>remembers for a 
>> > few hours.
>> >
>> > I wondered what is considered standard practice.
>> >
>> 
>> -beware of passing things on the command line, as on unix 
>its visible 
>> to all users via the ps command -you can use <input> to ask for a 
>> password; it will be echoed (java's fault)
>> 
>> I keep passwords in properties files in a subdirectory that 
>is locked 
>> down with very restricted access, not in SCM.
>> 
>> -steve
>> 
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