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Re: [Monotone-devel] Non-anonymous pulls

From: Jack Lloyd
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Non-anonymous pulls
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 09:33:32 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 03:27:35PM +0200, Markus Schiltknecht wrote:
> Hi,
> Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> >However, I assumed that 'mtn pull' should do the right thing for any
> >subsequent pull but it does not.  It correctly remembers the branch
> >and pattern but it insists on doing anonymous pulls.  Should these
> >secondary pulls also reuse the key used for the initial pull?  Or is
> >this the intended behavior?
> AFAIK this is the indented behavior. Only 'mtn sync' and 'mtn push' 
> search for a private key they can use - because none of the two would 
> normally make sense. (Or is anybody seriously permitting anonymous write 
> access?)
> For 'mtn pull', you have to explicitly pass a key, if you want to use one.

Wouldn't it make sense though for a pull to (if nothing else) retry
using available keys if anonymous access were refused? (Ie, why make
the user do it when Monotone can easily guess).


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