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Re: [PATCH] [gnome-keyring] Miscellaneous improvements

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2008 10:52:03 +0200

Martin Furter wrote:
> On a non-networked single-user OS like windows ...

*rofl*

> ... that's OK. But on UNIX it doesn't mean I want to use those
> libraries just because they're installed. When logged in over SSH the
> popup window will be on the wrong machine maybe miles away. It must be
> possible to disable this feature.

"Disable" and "create a Gordian mess of svn executables" are quite
different. Gnome keyring or Kwallet *require* a GUI session, I really
expect the implementation to notice that a remote SSH login isn't part
of one. Otherwise svn would behave just like a .. hm .. Windows with its
popups that originate in the driver layer, for example.

In other words, if we add this support, we'd better do it right. Hard
isn't an excuse for half-baked.

-- Brane

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