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Updated: keychain 2.7.1-1 -- Key manager for OpenSSH
- From: Jari Aalto <jari dot aalto at cante dot net>
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2012 16:11:42 +0300
- Subject: Updated: keychain 2.7.1-1 -- Key manager for OpenSSH
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
License : GPL
Keychain is an OpenSSH key manager, typically run from
~/.bash_profile. When keychain is run, it checks for a running
ssh-agent, otherwise it starts one. It saves the ssh-agent environment
variables to ~/.keychain/$HOSTNAME-sh, so that subsequent logins
and non-interactive shells such as cron jobs can source the file and
make passwordless ssh connections. In addition, when keychain runs, it
verifies that the key files specified on the command-line are known to
ssh-agent, otherwise it loads them, prompting you for a password if
CHANGES SINCE LAST RELEASE
See homepage for changes.
INSTALL OR UPGRADE NOTES
CYGWIN INSTALLATION INFORMATION
To install this package, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
<http://cygwin.com/> web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions. You'll find
the package listed in the "All" category. After installation, read the
documentation at directories:
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
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