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[Fwd: Re: ssh-agent, PKCS#12, and Subversion] May 28 2010 04:54PM
James B. Byrne (byrnejb harte-lyne ca)

On Fri, May 28, 2010 08:53, Steven Collins wrote:
> I'm using openssh (OpenSSH_5.5p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8n 24 Mar 2010) on
> Cygwin and I'm having trouble getting Subversion to work with
> ssh-agent. I apologize if this is the wrong list to ask about this
> on, but it appears to me to be an openssh issue, not Subversion.
>
> I have Subversion working using an ssh+svn connection that requires
> a certificate. The certificate is in PKCS#12 format. I want to add
> this certificate to ssh-agent so I don't have to type my
> passphrase all the time.

Are you saying that entering the command:

$ ssh-add ~/.ssh/<certificate_file_name>

prompts you for a passphrase and that the one you provide does not
work?

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