Running ssh in background

Jörg Schaible Joerg.Schaible@Elsag-Solutions.com
Wed Oct 26 08:09:00 GMT 2005


Alexander Gottwald wrote on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 6:26 PM:

> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Jörg Schaible wrote:
> 
>> Good guess. While I have no console window popping up anymore, the
>> ssh process does now no longer terminate and the Windows app hangs
>> until I kill the ssh process :(
> 
> most likely run.exe does not support piping or piping data to
> a non-console application does not work at all.
> 
> Why do you need cygwin openssh? the subversion plugin does
> ssh connections too. Maybe puttys plink is an alternative.
> TortoiseSVN has a version which is compiled
> without console.

Because I work extensivly with Cygwin, have already the ssh-agent up and use different private keys to access various sites. I don't want to start another agent just because of putty and configuring Subversion to use 1 key only is not sufficient.

- Jörg

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