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Re: Demanding Win32 server setup: is there any hope?

From: Eric Hanchrow <offby1_at_blarg.net>
Date: 2006-05-28 01:09:13 CEST

>>>>> "Duncan" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> writes:

>> Setting up the ssh-agent in cygwin is almost impossible, as
>> you'd need to modify global environment variables for the
>> account to make it work everywhere. I used to have a python
>> script to do that (writing the registry) but it's a pain in the
>> neck.

    Duncan> It's a bit of a pain in the neck, but not that bad. I
    Duncan> just write the process number to a file, and have my bash
    Duncan> startup script source that file, then restart the agent if
    Duncan> the process doesn't seem to be there any more.

Sounds like you two haven't heard about "keychain". It's available as
a Cygwin package. Here's its homepage:

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