[rt-devel] Re: DB_DBA_PASSWORD security
jesse at bestpractical.com
Fri Oct 11 15:05:43 EDT 2002
On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 07:21:25PM +0100, Olly Stephens wrote:
> Slash and a few other funky web-based perl thingies use the DBIx::Password
> to manage this.
> Basically, it creates a name -> db connection "password" file and stores it
> in the module directory.
> This way, applications just have to use the name of the service to obtain a
> DB handle.
I took a look at this a while back and it seems to just add a layer of
complexity, without any real benefits.
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