If you are using remote git repository with ssh on widows and you use the program “git gui/bash” you may get tired of constantly entering your ssh passphrase every time you do a push or pull.
To prevent this you must fix it the Linux way, what else 🙂
Add to you home dir, or what ever it is called on windows, a .bashrc file. (mind the dot in front of the name.
With the following contents:

eval `ssh-agent`

That’s it, now you are only asked for your passphrase once at when you start “git bash”