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Re: authentication failed

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: authentication failed
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 13:10:49 -0400 (EDT)

Mark D. Baushke writes:
> Be aware, however, that falling back to system authentication might be a
> security risk: cvs operations would then be authenticated with that
> user's regular login password, and the password flies across the network
> in plaintext.

No it doesn't.  It's very weakly encrypted, but it's not in plain text.

-Larry Jones

Whatever it is, it's driving me crazy! -- Calvin

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