From: "Thomas S. Dye" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Storing database credentials outside an org file Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 14:24:20 -1000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Aloha Mike, Mike Gauland <email@example.com> writes: > On 1/11/21 4:33 pm, Tim Cross wrote: >> Mike Gauland <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> >>> I often use an org file to record database queries, using sql >>> source blocks. >>> I've been putting the database credentials in the file using >>> header-args:sql >>> properties, but I'd prefer to have the credentials saved in a >>> separate file for >>> security reasons. >>> >>> Any ideas on how I could make this work? >> It probably wouldn't be too hard to use the authinfo.gpg >> facility via >> the auth-source library which is included in Emacs. In fact, I >> think >> sql-mode might already have support for this built in. >> > Thanks for the suggestion. I didn't see it on worg, but in > ob-sql.el I found > support for ":dbconnection". I can set up an entry in > sql-connection-alist, and > give the name of the entry to the sql block via :dbconnection. > Now, my password > is safely out of the .org file. As a bonus, it is easier to > maintain across > different org files. The Worg entry should be fixed now. Thanks for the report. All the best, Tom -- Thomas S. Dye https://tsdye.online/tsdye
prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-11-07 0:25 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-11-01 3:05 Mike Gauland 2021-11-01 3:33 ` Tim Cross 2021-11-01 5:54 ` Rob Sargent 2021-11-02 2:15 ` Mike Gauland 2021-11-07 0:24 ` Thomas S. Dye [this message]
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