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From Mark Phippard <>
Subject Re: svn+ssh long-lived daemon
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:24:12 GMT
On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 9:20 AM, Mark Phippard <> wrote:

> I've always felt the same, but now that I've used SSH more (with Git) I
> kind of question it.
> Are HTTP client certs much better than passwords?  The cert itself still
> has to be physically secured and if you protect the cert with a passphrase
> then you have all of the same cache problems that passwords do.
> With SSH there is infrastructure like ssh-agent that just does not exist
> for HTTP.
> <>

I should have added that the part that I would question here is the value
and importance of the cache.  Which is the root of this.  I just do not see
it.  I guess you (Philip) do else you would not be looking into this.  The
majority of our users, as my educated guess only, are probably using Apache
server with prefork MPM.


Mark Phippard

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