Thomas Wolff
Thu Apr 23 14:11:09 GMT 2020

Am 23.04.2020 um 15:50 schrieb Chris Rodgers:
> Hi,
> I find the ssh-pageant package helpful to enable cygwin ssh to 
> interact seamlessly with PuTTY's Pageant SSH agent. One small issue is 
> that after installing, one has to add the lines:
>> |# ssh-pageant eval $(/usr/bin/ssh-pageant -r -a 
>> "/tmp/.ssh-pageant-$USERNAME")|
> (see 
> <>to .bashrc for each user.
> Would it be acceptable to update the ssh-pageant package to add a file 
> /etc/profile.d/ that does this automatically?
Does what? Add something to other users' profiles? Sounds like MS-style 
patronizing of user preferences. Certainly not appreciated by most 
people. Also, why should most cygwin users want to use ssh via putty? 
Mintty + ssh is a seamless modular solution.

> Or is there another preferred way to do this, e.g. a postinstall script?
> I'd be happy to draft a script file for review.
> Thanks,
> Chris.
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