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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v2 2/7] storage: Support "username" for "chap" type "auth"



On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 03:10:46PM -0400, John Ferlan wrote:
> To be consistent with "ceph" types for storage "auth" elements, allow
> "username" to be used as an "auth" attribute name for "chap" types.
> Continue to allow "login" for backwards compatibility when reading the XML,
> but when writing the XML use "username".

Hmm, so the schema for 'chap' auth is utterly awful.

While we have parsed this schema for a while, nothing in the libvirt
codebase has ever used 'chap' auth.

As such I think we have reasonable grounds for just discarding the
existing code for parsing 'chap' auth and doing it right. ie use
the same terminology as 'ceph' and do not include the 'password'
value in the XML at all.

Thoughts ?

Daniel
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