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From Barry White <>
Subject Re: encrypted passwords with ant
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2005 12:01:10 GMT
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 (


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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