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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: keychain-2.0.3-2
- From: Hack Kampbjorn <cygwin at hack dot kampbjorn dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 15:48:50 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: keychain-2.0.3-2
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Keychain is an OpenSSH key manager, typically run from
~/.bash_profile. When run, it will make sure ssh-agent is running; if
not, it will start ssh-agent. It will redirect ssh-agent's output to
~/.ssh-agent, so that cron jobs that need to use ssh-agent keys can
simply source this file and make the necessary passwordless ssh
connections. In addition, when keychain runs, it will check with
ssh-agent and make sure that the ssh RSA/DSA keys that you specified on
the keychain command line have actually been added to ssh-agent. If not,
you are prompted for the appropriate passphrases so that they can be
added by keychain.
- remove the -e option from ps use. Allows keychain to run
on multiuser systems.
Keychain 2.0.3 contains some fixes for color issues and a grep -i option for
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Once you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Utils" and
then click on the appropriate field until the above announced version
number appears if it is not displayed already.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
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use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
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