[arch-dev-public] Build openvpn in --enable-password-save option

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 11 13:39:51 EDT 2008

Thomas Bächler schrieb:
> I haven't seen TomK in a while, so I'm bringing this to the list: The 
> auth-user-pass option of openvpn allows you to specify a plaintext file 
> containing a username and a password. However, this feature is disabled 
> by default. This means that everyone who wants to use it will have to 
> rebuild openvpn.
> I want to enable the --enable-password-save option in our openvpn 
> package. IMO, our users are smart enough to know the security 
> implications of saving a password in a plaintext file. Enabling this 
> option is completely safe if you don't use this feature.
> What do you think?

NVM, I met TomK on IRC and he told me to go ahead.

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