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Re: [ide-dev] Having to log in to the IDE?

Do we know where the password prompt originates? Does the platform do that
or is it some plug-in triggering it on startup?

On 2017-03-14, 2:17 PM, "ide-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Stephan
Herrmann" <ide-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of
stephan.herrmann@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Why do I have to log in, before I can use my (desktop) IDE?
>
>
>Here's what I see:
>
>- I live on Linux where Eclipse's secure storage is not backed by any
>domain login,
>but requires manually entering the password.
>
>- I install Eclipse for simrel via Oomph.
>
>- First thing Eclipse asks me before even doing anything is to enter my
>password
>for secure storage.
>
>
>I don't like this for several reasons:
>
>- I tend to use a good password for secure storage, so having to type in
>the
>password is a real disruption. I have to concentrate on s.t. that is not
>my main
>focus of work.
>
>- That dialog doesn't give the faintest hint as to *why* my password is
>required,
>maybe fraud?
>
>- Even considering the specific purpose of the setup for Simrel
>contribution,
>I cannot think of any reason why my password should be required.
>
>
>I would be *a lot happier* with the Eclipse IDE if some or all of the
>following would change:
>
>- No password dialog without specifying a reason
>
>- No password dialog from background jobs, ever.
>
>- No component requesting access to secure storage in an Oomph setup
>where this isn't needed.
>
>
>Is it just me? How do others feel about this?
>Stephan
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