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Re: Bug with svn+ssh (plus workaround)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2006-03-22 01:04:25 CET

On 2006-03-21 18:48:07 +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Anyway, ssh tries to use /dev/tty in preference to stderr for
> authentication prompts. If /dev/tty doesn't work, then it tries to
> prompt on stderr and read from stdin, but it's unlikely that that will
> work when ssh's stdin is a pipe to svn.

I confirm that redirecting stderr works. I've often used that with cvs:

cvst: aliased to cvs status |& grep Status: | grep -v Up-to-date

and I could always type my password.

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