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From khmarba...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1580215 - /maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt
Date Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:32:50 GMT
Author: khmarbaise
Date: Sat Mar 22 14:32:49 2014
New Revision: 1580215

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1580215
Log:
[MNGSITE-159]
 - Added explanation for usage of passwords with special
   characters on different platforms.

Modified:
    maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt

Modified: maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt?rev=1580215&r1=1580214&r2=1580215&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt (original)
+++ maven/site/trunk/content/apt/guides/mini/guide-encryption.apt Sat Mar 22 14:32:49 2014
@@ -216,3 +216,24 @@ jSMOWnoPFgsHVpMvz5VrIt5kRbzGpI8u+{EF1iFQ
   and settings security file. Keep this file secure (or stored separately) if you expect
the
   possibility that the <<<settings.xml>>> file may be retrieved.
 
+** Password Escaping on different platforms
+
+  On some platforms it might be neccessary to quote your password based on the content of
your
+  password in particular having special characters like <<<%>>>, <<<!>>>,
<<<$>>> etc. in there. 
+  For example on Windows you have to be carefull about things like the following:
+
+  The following example will not work on Windows:
+
++----+
+mvn.bat --encrypt-master-password a!$%^b
++----+
+  
+  whereas the following will work on Windows:
+
++----+
+mvn.bat --encrypt-master-password "a!$%^b"
++----+
+
+  If you are on a linux/unix platform you should use single quotes for the above 
+  master password otherwise you will be astonished that the usage of the master-password
+  will not work (caused by the dollar sign and furthermore the exclamation mark).



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