[plug] ssh passwords
onno at itmaze.com.au
Mon May 9 12:41:01 WST 2005
Cameron Patrick wrote:
>Craig Ringer wrote:
>>Unfortunately it doesn't seem like ssh uses ssh-askpass when requesting
>>a login password, only a key passphrase - otherwise that might have been
>It does, but (at least on my desktop, Debian ssh 3.8.1p1-8.sarge.4)
>ssh and ssh-add only ever use ssh-askpass when DISPLAY is set and it
>has no controlling terminal. I'm not quite sure why.
Hmm, so if I read that correctly, that means that if it was using
ssh-askpass, I could use ssh-agent to "remember" that for me. If that is
the case, how do I "not have a controlling terminal" if I want to do this?
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