Prevent “git gui” on windows from repeatedly asking for a ssh passphrase
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:
That’s it, now you are only asked for your passphrase once at when you start “git bash”
This entry was posted by Stas Zytkiewicz on September 1, 2012 at 2:53 pm, and is filed under Windows. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0.
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