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Subject: Re: [boost] Trying modular Boost
From: Cox, Michael (mhcox_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-04 00:50:31

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 9:34 AM, Daniela Engert <dani_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Am 31.01.2014 15:53 schrieb Paul A. Bristow:
> >>>> Is it worth continuing to try to get the SSH method to work?
> > I've had another go at using SSH, and got it working>
> > But it now asks for passphrase for every module which is clearly
> intolerable.
> So true, but you just need a pageant (-like) helper to leave this
> annoying passphrase thing behind you. I'm running KeePass as secure
> password/certificate store with the KeeAgent plugin to serve ssh
> certificates. Both commandline git and TortoiseGit are configured using
> TortoisePLink (which is the default afaik). Annoyance-Be-Gone!
> My git configs contain lines similar to
> [remote "origin"]
> url = git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git
> pushurl = boost-is-read-only
> With all of this in place you get security, ease-of-use, and the most
> effective transport mechanism.
> Ciao
> Dani
One advantage of http(s) over ssh is that it is more likely to get through
any company firewalls you might have in your way. After you get an ssh
helper working as described above, you might want to follow these GitHub
instructions<> to
do ssh through an http(s) port.


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