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Re: Repository access question...

From: Rob Helmer
Subject: Re: Repository access question...
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 15:27:21 -0800
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On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 06:01:31PM -0500, Douglas Finkle wrote:
> > :-) I have SSH, CygWin, and Putty on my windoze box. Tortoise 
> > CVS comes with SSH via a DOS window...and you have to punch in the
> password for 
> > every CVS command. Thats not very user friendly for people 
> > totally blank on CVS and SSH and linux. Must be a better way (easier for
> the users).
> Why not use WinCVS?  I'm pretty sure the user can even set his/her passwd in
> the
> line that specifies the repository. That would solve the retyping problem,
> but at
> the expense of some security/authentication.  Can anyone confimr this?
> Larry, Greg,
> anybody?  Again, this is a training/procedural problem.

The way to do this in WinCVS is by using an SSH private/public
keypair with no passphrase.

HOWTO is here :

Rob Helmer

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