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Re: tramp (2.1.1-pre); scp asking for password more than once

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp (2.1.1-pre); scp asking for password more than once
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 09:18:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/20.7 (hpux)

"emacs user" <address@hidden> writes:

Hi emacs user,

hope you get this email.

> I connect using /scp: method to some linux machine from cygwin, using
> latest tramp from CVS and emacs 21.2.
> am asked for password and provide it, can list directory contents.
> when trying to actually copy a file using "C" in dired showing remote
> system, I am prompts again for password.  this seems unnecessary as
> password was already provided once.

You should tune password-cache-expiry. According to your settings, a
password expires after 16sec (the default):

> password-cache t
> password-cache-expiry 16

See Tramp manual, section "Password caching", for details.

Best regards, Michael.

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