#2 Mac OS Keychain

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closed-fixed
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2003-04-09
2002-10-16
No

Store servers and passwords in the Mac OS X Keychain,
if requested.

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  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-02-20

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    Will do, and this will replace the current flakey "store the
    password until you quit Chicken" implementation.

     
  • Derek Beatty

    Derek Beatty - 2003-03-11

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    I implemented this, but I'm not too satisfied with it yet.

    The big question is whether to use the display/port number when storing and looking up the key, or not.

    I usually use VNC with the same port number almost all the time, so the answer is actually not a big deal for me, but I'd expect it could make a big difference in convenience.

    Opinions?

     
  • Kurt Werle

    Kurt Werle - 2003-03-12

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    This is already checked into cvs...
    My guess was that >90% of the time, the server password will
    remain the same between different ports. And >90% of the
    time, one will use the same port anyway.
    This bug should probably be closed...

     
  • Lloyd Sargent

    Lloyd Sargent - 2003-03-12

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    I use this over 50 hours a week and indeed the port number never changes.
    From my experience, this is typical (it is a PITA to deal with if you are not on-
    site). So, in my case, 100% of the time it remains the same.

    BTW, don't close
    this out until you offer a patch (or a revised version). I'm one of those few that is
    in that "last mile" (i.e. no highspeed bandwidth providers).

     
  • Kurt Werle

    Kurt Werle - 2003-03-13

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    I do not understand why you can't grab the cvs version - but
    so be it. Send me email at kwerle@pobox.com.

     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-04-09
    • assigned_to: nobody --> kwerle
    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-04-09

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    Implemented in CVS builds, closing.

     

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