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Re: [TSVN] A little improvent(?) that I've made to tortoise plink

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-18 08:05:01 CEST

On 8/17/05, Leandro Gustavo Biss Becker <becker@esystech.com.br> wrote:

> I've made a little change in Tortoise PLINK to allow user save the SSH
> password (using API CryptProtectData and registry)
> instead of always ask the user for the password. I've changed only in SSH
> because is the protocol that we use here in my company.

Looking through your code, I found that you only save the last used
SSH password. Every time you connect to another repository (with
another password), it gets overwritten.

I think this is not worth including in TPlink, because there are
already tools out there which save the passwords of SSH sessions which
you can use, and which don't overwrite the password for every new
connection.

> The source code is attached (works only in Windows 2k and later). When

But you're only testing for NT ;)

I think you should consider contacting the plink people about your
feature request. Maybe they'll implement something directly in plink
which would be much, much better than us having to support our own
patched version.

Stefan

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