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From: Jeff King <>
To: Lars Schneider <>
Cc: Matthieu Moy <>,
	git <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add way to make Git credentials accessible from clean/smudge filter
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 04:31:22 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:28:56AM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:

> > Yeah, that is the solution I was going to suggest. The credentials are
> > totally orthogonal to the filters, and I would rather not shove them
> > into the protocol. It's an extra process, but with the new multi-use
> > smudge filter, it's one per git invocation, not one per file.
> The trouble with "git credential" is that it works only if the credential 
> helper is setup correctly. Although I assume that most people have setup this, 
> I have also worked with a number of people who prefer to enter their passwords 
> every time Git makes a network connection.

Are you sure about that? If I do:

  echo url= |
  git credential fill

I get prompted for a username and password.


  reply	other threads:[~2016-11-11  9:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-10 11:52 [RFC] Add way to make Git credentials accessible from clean/smudge filter Lars Schneider
2016-11-10 12:10 ` Matthieu Moy
2016-11-10 16:08   ` Jeff King
2016-11-11  9:28     ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-11  9:31       ` Jeff King [this message]
2016-11-11  9:40         ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-11 20:02           ` Dennis Kaarsemaker
2016-11-11 20:27             ` Jeff King
2016-11-12 13:57               ` Lars Schneider

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