SSH Command Line Password Support

Gert Doering gert at
Sat Aug 30 05:41:26 EST 2008


On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 03:11:14PM -0400, Jim Knoble wrote:
> (2) Always use SSH_ASKPASS, ignoring whether DISPLAY is set and whether
> a controlling tty exists:
>     SSH_ASKPASS="always:/path/to/file"

Seconded.  I find this elegant and would love to see it :-)

(As of now, I'm travelling too much at unpractical night times to be
able to code much - if nobody else volunteers before mid September, I
might give it a go.  Shouldn't be so hard, actually).

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