RFE: support retrieving credentials from a keyring #11642

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alex3kov opened this Issue Jan 8, 2017 · 1 comment

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alex3kov commented Jan 8, 2017 edited

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Storing credentials in a keyring is safer than ~/.netrc

Would you consider adding support for getting credentials from keyring?
There's a keyring-agnostic library with Python bindings.

@alex3kov alex3kov changed the title from [RFE] support retrieving credentials from a keyring to RFE: support retrieving credentials from a keyring Jan 8, 2017
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yan12125 commented Jan 8, 2017

There's an implementation at #10610. You may want to fix issues listed there and finish it

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