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

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Fri Jul 11 14:12:02 EDT 2008

On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Eric Belanger wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> 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.
> openvpn is a core package so it should go in testing for signoff. You just 
> committed it to extra.

I just fixed it. Please start a signoff thread.
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