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Re: passphrase and WinCVS

From: Asbjørn Sæbø
Subject: Re: passphrase and WinCVS
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 08:27:19 +0200
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On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 01:34:53AM -0400, Huaer XC wrote:
> Dear CVS users:
> I just have one question on the passphrase and WinCVS. I am now trying
> to use both WinCVS and Linux ssh to access to the CVS server. When I
> generate authorized_key with ssh-keygen, shall I setup a passphrase? 

Normally, you want a passphrase to protect your key.  On a Linux system, 
one normally acticates the key once for each loging session using the 
"ssh-add" command (which asks for the pass-phrase).
(For this to work, the "ssh-agent" or similar must first be running.)


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