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Re: Why is my svn+ssh:// access asking 4 passwd twice?

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-04-12 11:05:37 CEST

On Monday 11 April 2005 22:10, Scott Goodwin wrote:
> Sounds to me like subversion has to make multiple connections to
> perform some operations, each of which is a separate repository access,
> and therefore each requiring an ssh connection, hence typing in the
> password multiple times. It does that whenever I diff a local file
> against the repository, multiple times. To make it go away, use
> ssh-agent as mentioned before, or generate an ssh public/private
> keypair and use it to authenticate. I don't have any experience with
> TortoiseSVN, but it sounds like it may be caching the password for you
> and using it on each repository access behind the scenes. Really, it
> isn't subversion doing this.

This is exactly the issue. Some repository operations do indeed ask for
the password twice. I believe there is actually an open issue about it
as well.


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