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Re: [PATCH] Infinite re-prompts for user credentials

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 10:29:57 -0500

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Sorry for not understanding, but why would a user ever want to be
> re-prompted forever? I've always thought the 3-retries behavior was
> deliberate and friendly.

Yeah, I must agree. -1 on this change, unless perhaps it is implemented as
a configuration option (in the 'servers' file) like 'max_auth_retries'.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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