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Re: flexible password file location

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: flexible password file location
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 16:41:43 -0500 (EST)

=?iso-8859-1?q?E=20B?= writes:
> My current client is 1.10.5 and doesnt support this.
> Any idea if wincvs 1.2/1.3 has this 1.11.1 client?

I have no idea.

> btw, why is it not recommended? The reason I am asking
> this is, the command cvs login expects password
> strictly from stdin (like the passwd command).

Because it puts the password in plain sight.  For example, on most
Unix-like systems, anyone can do a ``ps'' and see your entire command
line, including your password.

-Larry Jones

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