Andrey Repin
Thu Apr 23 18:31:06 GMT 2020

Greetings, Thomas Wolff!

> 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.

Who said anything about putty? We're speaking about pageant - the key keeper.
Which has a better support in Windows apps than Cygwin's ssh-agent.

While I agree with your judgement, I don't get your patronizing.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, April 23, 2020 21:29:02

Sorry for my terrible english...

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