Packaging with hidden strings

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Tue Jul 28 08:50:03 UTC 2015

On 07/28/2015 07:33 AM, Jiří Konečný wrote:

> I have a theoretical question. Is it possible to a create package to
> Fedora which is using oauth2 authentication and that means there are
> app_id and secret_code strings generated by api provider? These strings
> are used in the program but can't be shipped in the code because
> everyone could then use these codes to look as this application.

No, this is not possible.  May be you could create a tool which
simplifies obtaining suitable API keys and ship that instead?

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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