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From Suresh Thalamati <suresh.thalam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Derby 236 BootPassword gets written out in plain text in sane mode and in our test environment.
Date Thu, 12 May 2005 20:46:02 GMT
Sunitha Kambhampati wrote:

> Sunitha Kambhampati wrote:
>
>> Suresh Thalamati wrote:
>>
>>> - Why is password hard coded in the test harness code, is it not 
>>> possible to specify it as test property ? for eg on the db URL itself.
>>> +               String encryptUrl = 
>>> "dataEncryption=true;bootPassword=Thursday";
>>>
>> Well, I didnt particularly like to hardcode it this way, but I looked 
>> at the rest of  the test harness ( see encryptionProtocol  in RunTest 
>> and the bootPassword is hardcoded to Thursday) and I followed the 
>> same approach for MultiTest.
>>
>> This issue about reading the bootPassword as a property  (ie 
>> testDataEncryption) seems to be an improvement to the test harness 
>> and I think it is not related to this fix in general which was why I 
>> chose not to make changes to the test harness.
>>
>> But if you feel strongly otherwise please let me know.
>>
>>
> If you agree, I will file a jira entry for this.
>
> Thanks,
> Sunitha.
>
>
Thanks for the explanation,  please file a jira entry. Hard coding 
passwords in the harness code will make it difficult  to
to add  a new test cases  with  different password lengths ..etc.

-suresh


-suresht



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