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Re: Why Subversion is asking me to authenticate 3 times ?

From: Max Bowsher <maxbowsher_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-29 18:32:33 CET

On 11/29/05, Xavier MOGHRABI <xavier.moghrabi@objectweb.org> wrote:
> Hello
> I'm running a subversion 1.0 installation on Debian 3.1.

Very old, consider updating.

> Everything was fine until today. I've added a new project in my subversion
> repository from a dump done by a user. The manip went fine and there was
> nothing wrong.
> I've noticed that after when I wanted to loggin in order to checkout a
> directory using SVN+SSH, subversion asks me three times the password of my
> SSH key. It seems users need to authentificate three time to access any
> Subversion directory.
> [moghrabi_at_baryum think]$ svn co svn+ssh://jupiter/svnroot/objectweb .
> Enter passphrase for key '/home/moghrabi/.ssh/id_dsa':
> Enter passphrase for key '/home/moghrabi/.ssh/id_dsa':
> Enter passphrase for key '/home/moghrabi/.ssh/id_dsa':
> In the auth.log file, I have the following lines that proves my public key is
> accepted even for the first authentification.
> Nov 29 15:48:06 jupiter sshd[28173]: Accepted publickey for moghrabi
> from ::ffff: port 40159 ssh2
> Nov 29 15:49:55 jupiter sshd[28243]: Accepted publickey for moghrabi
> from ::ffff: port 40164 ssh2
> Nov 29 15:50:01 jupiter sshd[28249]: Accepted publickey for moghrabi
> from ::ffff: port 40165 ssh2
> Does any body have an idea of what's going on ?

Well, it simply seems that you haven't got ssh-agent set up. Do that.
Subversion needs to make multiple connections to the repository for
many operations.


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