[winswitch] XPRA_PASSWORD and XPRA_ENCRYPTION_KEY ?
antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 05:57:29 BST 2016
On 30/03/16 05:47, Michael Mayer wrote:
> Dear Antoine,
> I was just about to explore the fixes for keyboard support in #1147
> (Thanks for this - looks good to me) when I discovered that the
> environment variables for PASSWORD and ENCRPYTION are gone. They were
> removed in r12099 and r11465. I can see the mention of "Legacy" and
> "security" in the change logs...
> Before I am hacking something to get this working again - what is/was
> the exact reasoning for removing those environment variables ?
The code was a bit ugly and made validation harder.
> I quite like the fact that you can specify the password and encryption
> key on-demand in a session before launching xpra - Currently I store the
> password and encrpytion keys in a protected database and extract them
> on-demand to set them. That way I don't leave any trace on the storage
> backend (except in the db). Only the xpra logs are written.
OK, I'll try to re-enable the feature again.
> Many thanks,
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