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From Michael Jinks <>
Subject Re: Unable to acquire db connection from Trac?
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:53:12 GMT
I wrote, re. a DB password stored in the clear:

>> How else would you store it? Or, suppose you could encode the password
>> somehow; what advantage would that give?

ldr replied:

> You could cryptographically hash the password, e.g.: in MD5 or SHA3

Yeah you could do that, but then, how would the client use the hash to
connect to the server?

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