Subject: Re: [boost] [git help] GitHub boostorg library authentication
From: Julian Gonggrijp (j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-28 09:23:57
Beman Dawes wrote:
> To test the modular boost docs I'm writing, I did this:
> git clone --recursive https://github.com/boostorg/boost.git modular-boost
> cd modular-boost
> ./b2 headers
> cd libs/system
> git checkout develop
> # did a simple edit of one file
> git commit -a -m "my bug fix"
> git push origin develop
> Everything ran as expected until the last step, which resulted in this:
> Username for 'http://github.com':
> That's a problem. Authentication needs to happen automatically.
> What steps did I miss?
You probably want to use git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git as the
remote URL. You will then authenticate automatically with your
public key (assuming you have push access to boostorg).
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