Subject: Re: [boost] [git-help] clone asks for passphrase for every library
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-30 10:35:54
On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 3:12 AM, Ion GaztaÃ±aga <igaztanaga_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> El 30/12/2013 6:37, Nathan Ridge escribiÃ³:
>> I'm trying out git + modular boost for the first time.
>> When I try to clone the repository as described here ,
>> I run into a problem where the recursive clone process
>> asks me for my SSH key's passphrase for every submodule
>> (library) that it is checking out.
>> Is there a way to avoid this?
> In windows I tried this
> with success to use the command line version. And I used Puttygen
> (installed by TortoiseGit) to transform the OpenSSH private key to a
> Putty-friendly ppk file. Then I use Pageant (installed also by TortoiseGit)
> to type the passphrase once when using TortoiseGit.
For TortoiseGit, I don't use Putty and Pageant. Instead, on the TortoiseGit
| Settings | Network dialog, I specify C:\Program Files
(x86)\Git\bin\ssh.exe for the SSH client. Seems easier.