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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Forrestbot help
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2006 08:18:12 GMT
Clay Leeds wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >I solved it. The "password" that you are prompted for
> >is not the "passphrase" for your ssh key, but it is
> >the user login password at the *remote* machine.
> 
> As I mentioned before, it still doesn't work.
> 
> >The Forrestbot deploy.scp workstage only uses the
> >"password" method. The allowed parameters are defined
> >http://forrest.apache.org/tools/forrestbot.html#deploy.scp
> >
> >The forrestbot should be enhanced at
> >tools/forrestbot/core/deploy.xml line 66
> >to take advantage of the "keyfile" parameter
> >of the "scp" Ant task.
> >
> >http://ant.apache.org/manual/OptionalTasks/scp.html
> 
> Is this something I can change myself? Or are you 'talking' to the  
> Forrest-dev folks?

Both. Actually always trying to turn users
into developers.

You can change it yourself, you have the code.

If it was me, i would get it to use the keyfile
in preference, then fall back to remote password.

Please provide the patch. Then you become a forrest
developer :-)

-David

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