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[bug#36404] [PATCH 1/4] ssh: Add 'identity' keyword to 'open-ssh-session

From: Jakob L. Kreuze
Subject: [bug#36404] [PATCH 1/4] ssh: Add 'identity' keyword to 'open-ssh-session'.
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 20:16:13 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

* guix/ssh.scm (open-ssh-session): Add 'identity' keyword argument
 guix/ssh.scm | 10 ++++++----
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/guix/ssh.scm b/guix/ssh.scm
index 9b9baf54e..9bf10b9a0 100644
--- a/guix/ssh.scm
+++ b/guix/ssh.scm
@@ -57,12 +57,14 @@
 (define %compression
-(define* (open-ssh-session host #:key user port
+(define* (open-ssh-session host #:key user port identity
                            (compression %compression))
-  "Open an SSH session for HOST and return it.  When USER and PORT are #f, use
-default values or whatever '~/.ssh/config' specifies; otherwise use them.
-Throw an error on failure."
+  "Open an SSH session for HOST and return it.  IDENTITY specifies the path of
+a private key to use for authenticating with the host.  When USER, PORT, or
+IDENTITY are #f, use default values or whatever '~/.ssh/config' specifies;
+otherwise use them.  Throw an error on failure."
   (let ((session (make-session #:user user
+                               #:identity identity
                                #:host host
                                #:port port
                                #:timeout 10       ;seconds

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