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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [Feature request] remember password for ssh+svn

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 08:46:46 +1000

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 8:23 AM, naox <spamik_at_yum.pl> wrote:

> We are not
> > in the business of patching Plink any more than is necessary to stop
> > console windows flashing up for every server transaction.
> So you use external utility, yet you don’t want to provide it with password
> for ssh session (-pw parameter). Its TortoiseSVN job to provide such data so
> child processes. Its not plink job to store password (or guess it :)

Actually, if plink (or TortoisePlink) is requesting the password, it STR
that plink should be responsible for saving it. Otherwise, plink would need
some method of passing it back to TortoiseSVN.

> And I said in my very first message I know about authorized_keys method (by
> public key). This is sshd server dependant and has nothing really to do in
> password authentication.

Have you tried the Pageant solution that Simon suggested?

> Always the same, resistance and denial. Awsome.

The source code is available for you to freely modify if you think this
feature is absolutely necessary and, more importantly, achievable.

Daniel B.


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