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Re: Password asking 2 times in svn+ssh URL

From: Hojin Choi <pynoos_at_users.kldp.net>
Date: 2004-05-19 04:53:43 CEST

Yes, so.. for what object are there two connections..

for e.g. one for updating files, one for sending differential parts..?

and why aren't they consolidated into one..?

----- Original Message -----
From: Ben Collins-Sussman
To: Hojin Choi
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: Password asking 2 times in svn+ssh URL

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 21:41, Hojin Choi wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> When we use a svn root with svn+ssh://host/blah, ssh asks password two
> times.
> This is just for curiosity and some annoyance..
> Why does it ask two times? Is it off topic? :)
> In cvs, it is done in one time.

The subversion client sometimes makes multiple TCP connections to the
repository. This is by design. Repository connections are "objects"
that are created as needed.

If you're using ssh, however, then the 'ssh' binary will prompt you for
your password every time you make a repository connection. The only way
to deal with this is use an external caching program like 'ssh-agent' on
unix or putty's 'pageant' on windows.

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