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Re: Q: is it possible to supply password for svn+ssh via command-line arguments?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-09-27 16:34:38 CEST

On 9/27/2006 9:25 AM, Vitaly Karasik wrote:
> My colleague want to use svn+ssh access from his script, but doesn't
> like public/private keys authentication.
> Is there a way to pass ssh password via "svn" command line?

If your ssh takes a password on the command line, then you could include
it in the SVN_SSH environment variable. I don't think OpenSSH allows
that, but plink does.

However, key pair authentication is a lot more secure than hardcoding
passwords into scripts or aliases.

Duncan Murdoch

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