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From Blair Zajac <bl...@orcaware.com>
Subject Re: GPG support on Windows and OS/X? (Was RE: svn commit: r1005788 - /subversion/branches/gpg-agent-password-store/subversion/libsvn_subr/config_file.c)
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 19:09:20 GMT
On 10/08/2010 07:41 AM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 7:06 AM, Bert Huijben<bert@qqmail.nl>  wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: stylesen@apache.org [mailto:stylesen@apache.org]
>>> Sent: vrijdag 8 oktober 2010 13:52
>>> To: commits@subversion.apache.org
>>> Subject: svn commit: r1005788 - /subversion/branches/gpg-agent-
>>> password-store/subversion/libsvn_subr/config_file.c
>>>
>>> Author: stylesen
>>> Date: Fri Oct  8 11:52:01 2010
>>> New Revision: 1005788
>>>
>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1005788&view=rev
>>> Log:
>>> On the 'gpg-agent-password-store' branch:
>>>
>>> * subversion/libsvn_subr/config_file.c
>>>    (svn_config_ensure): Add gpg-agent to config file.
>>
>> Moving a irc question: 'Should we support the gpg keystore on Windows and OS/X?'
>>
>> On Windows we support the Windows CryptoAPI and on OS/X we support the keychain,
so we can already assume that we support encrypted passwords there.
>>
>> My personal idea would be to not support it on Windows (because it implies to much
commandline specific behavior), but do support it on OS/X. But I would like to see more input.
>
> I dunno.  If we get the same ability from Keychain (which is
> guaranteed to be available on OS X, iirc), then adding gpg-agent
> support seems a bit redundant.  We then have to answer questions about
> precedence, and possibly add more config, and it just seems messy.
> Plus, we haven't really heard much demand for it, anyway.

Does Apple keychain work if you ssh into a Mac?  If not, then I could 
see a use case for gpg keychain support.

Blair

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