cygport improvements: upload, fish, src_prep_fini_hook
Fri Jan 9 10:35:00 GMT 2015
> > It's vexing that it's so hard to find a solution to such a simple problem:
> > prompt the user for a password if and only if one is needed.
> Indeed. Here's another crazy idea.
> - Look if ssh-agent is running (SSH_AGENT_PID non-empty?)
> - If not, start ssh-agent and ssh-add. This asks for the passphrase,
> if any.
> - run sftp
> - If the script started ssh-agent, run eval $(ssh-agent -k)
Yeah, I think that is actually a pretty good idea. Thanks.
Another case is if the user sets SSH_KEY to use a specific key, and they already
have an ssh-agent running, but it doesn't include that key. Then the key will
have to be added and then removed again afterward, or maybe a different
ssh-agent started. I'll have to think about that.
All that is a bit of work, but it uses all supported methods, and no screen
scraping, so I think it's worth doing.
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