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Re: svn+ssh long-lived daemon

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:24:12 -0500

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 9:20 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> I've always felt the same, but now that I've used SSH more (with Git) I
> kind of question it.
>
> Are HTTP client certs much better than passwords? The cert itself still
> has to be physically secured and if you protect the cert with a passphrase
> then you have all of the same cache problems that passwords do.
>
> With SSH there is infrastructure like ssh-agent that just does not exist
> for HTTP.
> <http://markphip.blogspot.com/>
>

I should have added that the part that I would question here is the value
and importance of the cache. Which is the root of this. I just do not see
it. I guess you (Philip) do else you would not be looking into this. The
majority of our users, as my educated guess only, are probably using Apache
server with prefork MPM.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2015-11-20 15:24:26 CET

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