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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.

Regards,
Daniel B.

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