[Tutor] Storing passwords and version control

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun May 27 19:44:52 EDT 2018

On Sun, May 27, 2018 at 09:08:29AM -0700, Pat Martin wrote:

> The process I am currently thinking of using is having a separate file with
> the username and password in it and just having that ignored by source
> control. That of course doesn't solve the problem of the password sitting
> in a file on the system unencrypted. Is there a better or more accepted way
> to do this in python?

The usual way is to use the netrc module.



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