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From "Morrison, John" <John.Morri...@uk.experian.com>
Subject RE: [Patch]: Addition for howto-cvs-ssh.xml
Date Mon, 27 May 2002 12:48:38 GMT
> > Anyway, the information's there, although we possibly should say
> > that having an empty passphrase isn't recommended :D
> 
> Having a passphrase would require to enter it on every 
> command - do we need
> it? ;)

try

$ man ssh-agent

and, if you downloaded it, keychain (its a cygwin package)

> > You might also want to remove the lines
> > 
> > $ ssh -l userxxx -L 2401:localhost:2401 cvs.apache.org
> > 
> > and just use
> > 
> > $ ssh userxxx@cvs.apache.org
> 
> Why? Personally, without them I wouldn't realize that port 22 
> is closed on
> our firewall ;)

That, perhaps, should have been replace.  I only used the first
method before I found the second.  Oh, and the -C option is nice :)

J.


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