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

Thanks Andrey, I've debugged some of these situations in the past.
The reason I'm raising the issue on this list is: I feel the
concept is broken by design. Filing bugs against all clients
of secure storage is a game nobody can win, in particular as long
as there is no agreement about good citizenship in this regard.

Am I missing anything?
Stephan


On 14.03.2017 19:55, Andrey Loskutov wrote:
Stephan,

This can be git client trying to read your repo informaton and may be configuring access to remote, but to be sure, please run jstack next time and fill a bug for the component you will find guilty :).

Am 14. MÃrz 2017 19:17:58 MEZ schrieb Stephan Herrmann <stephan.herrmann@xxxxxxxxx>:
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 _______________________________________________ ide-dev mailing list ide-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx To change your delivery options, retrieve your password, or unsubscribe from this list, visit https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/ide-dev

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