One Hundred Paper Cuts -- the first ten

sam tygier samtygier at
Fri Jun 19 23:19:01 BST 2009

Martin Pitt wrote:
> David Siegel [2009-06-18 16:23 -0500]:
>> Wifi auto-connection asks for keyring password
> This issue is pretty hard to get right, and thus I think it really
> disqualifies as a paper cut.

A trivial solution would be to create a keyring with a blank password and get NM to save the WEP keys into it. This can be unlocked without any interaction.

This is of course insecure, but they used to live in /etc/network/interfaces, which is -rw-r--r-- .


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