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Re: GnomeKeyring: not entering passwords

From: Geoff Hoffman <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 15:45:38 -0700

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 2:38 PM, rupert.thurner <rupert.thurner_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>> while looking for a possibility to help a user of subversion so he
>> does not need to type the server password all the time, i got hinted
>> to GnomeKeyring and seahorse. subversion offers to be compile with --
>> with-gnome-keyring option.
> I had never heard of seahorse. Looking at it, it seems to me like it is a
> GUI for using GNOME keyring to manage things like your SSH keys etc. I do
> not think that is what you need. GNOME keyring already provides a GUI for
> managing your keyring and this is tied to your login session. What we did
> for our CollabNet binaries was write a small command line tool that uses
> the GNOME keyring API but gives you a simple command line interface. I do
> not know why GNOME does not provide one. I would be happy to share the
> source code if you want it.
> With this tool you can use the command line tool to create a keyring as
> well as unlock it. The latter is what you would want to do when you login
> (after starting the keyring-daemon).

There have been several discussions about this in the past. If you haven't
already, definitely search the archives.
Received on 2011-11-03 23:46:15 CET

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