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Re: per-repository SVN_SSH?

From: Matt Sickler <crazyfordynamite_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-09 05:28:23 CEST

the ssh-agent will try both of them

On 6/8/07, Thomas Harold <tgh@tgharold.com> wrote:
> Jules Colding wrote:
> > I have a few repositories from gnome checked out and a few of my own. My
> > problem is that I'm using different identities for these repositories.
> > My default public key (with passphrase) is used when accessing gnome
> > repositories but my other public key (no passphrase) is used for my own
> > repositories.
> >
> > My SVN_SSH environment variable (in linux) does therefore looks like:
> >
> > export SVN_SSH="ssh -i $HOME/.ssh/no_passphrase_id_rsa"
> >
> > if I'm working with my own repositories while it is unset for the gnome
> > repositories.
> >
> > It would therefore be a lot more convenient if there was a way to tell
> > svn to use the above SVN_SSH for my own repositories but not for the
> > gnome repositories.
>
> It *should* be possible... I'm not entirely familiar with that
> environment. But what happens if you don't use the SVN_SSH variable at
> all and just load both keys into the SSH agent? I'm wondering if the
> SSH agent will then try either key until one works?
>
> (Playing with the SSH agent in Linux is something that I haven't gotten
> around to yet. So that may be a false lead.)
>
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