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Re: How can I stop multiple ssh password requests

From: Pep <Pep_at_Walker.me.uk>
Date: 2004-08-07 18:41:03 CEST

Yep got my head around that.

I was just looking to see if there was a way other than ssh-agent as I have a
user that will argue just for the sake off it :-)

Cheers,
Pep.

On Saturday 07 August 2004 15:29, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> 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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