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From "Brill Pappin (JIRA)" <j...@codehaus.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (MRELEASE-420) Prepare and Perform should use profile server settings
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 20:49:13 GMT

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Brill Pappin commented on MRELEASE-420:
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It appears the scm password is stored in plain text in the release.properties, someone one
unsuspecting could actually check that into a repo that was open to the public.

This is all the more reason that the *correct* way to do it is via the profile server definitions.

> Prepare and Perform should use profile server settings
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: MRELEASE-420
>                 URL: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MRELEASE-420
>             Project: Maven 2.x Release Plugin
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: perform, prepare
>         Environment: latest in central as of this issue
>            Reporter: Brill Pappin
>            Priority: Critical
>
> The release plugin for some reason requires -Dusername= and -Dpassword= on the command
line.
> The plugin should be using the standard profile server definitions instead (or as well
as).
> Forcing the properties onto the command line is a security risk that doesn't need to
be there.

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