github password policy

Mon Aug 16 14:46:36 GMT 2021

On 8/16/21, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> github have changed their authentication policy not to allow passwords
> anymore.
> So they are asking maintainers to acquire another kind of password (a
> "token"), which I did a while ago.
> But they refuse to support users with the transition, there is no
> "plug-and-play" howto available, except for those who are willing to
> dive into details of authentication stuff and spend a few study hours on
> that useless policy change.
> As I cannot update mintty anymore right now from the git command line,
> is any maintainer here impacted by the same issue and can help out with
> some advice how to get rid of this nuisance?

ssh keys work - start here:


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