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Re: How can I stop multiple ssh password requests

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-07 16:29:24 CEST

On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 01:15, Pep wrote:
> Using the svn+ssh protocol requires that my users have to keep passing their
> ssh password.
>
> Is there some way I can retain ssh encryption without having to keep passing
> the password?

It's ssh prompting you over and over, not svn. Use a tool like
'ssh-agent'. This is exactly what CVS users have to do when they use
CVS over a tunnel (export CVS_RSH=ssh).

>
> CVS had a mechanism that retained the password detail after login so that the
> subsequent operations in the working tree did not require subsequent login.

Subversion caches passwords too. But it's not Subversion that's
prompting you when you use svn+ssh://.

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