From: Sitaram Chamarty <email@example.com>
To: Basin Ilya <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Use different ssh keys for different github repos (per-url sshCommand)
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:52:47 +0530 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180719132247.GA16497@sita-lt.atc.tcs.com> (raw)
On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 03:24:54PM +0300, Basin Ilya wrote:
> I have two github accounts, one is for my organization and I want git to automatically choose the correct ssh `IdentityFile` based on the clone URL:
> Unfortunately, both URLs have same host name, therefore I can't configure this in the ssh client config. I could create a host alias there, but sometimes somebody else gives me the github URL and I want it to work out of the box.
> I thought I could add a per-URL `core` section similar to `user` and `http`, but this section is ignored by git (2.18):
> [core "email@example.com:theorganization"]
> sshCommand = /bin/false
> #sshCommand = ssh -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.theorganization
> I thought of writing a wrapper script to deduce the key from the arguments:
> firstname.lastname@example.org git-upload-pack '/theorganization/privaterepo.git'
> Is this the only option?
This is what I do (I don't have two accounts on github, but
elsewhere; same idea though)
# this goes in ~/.ssh/config
Now use "gh1:username/reponame" and "gh2:username/reponame" as
URLs. It all just works.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2018-07-19 13:22 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2018-07-19 12:24 Use different ssh keys for different github repos (per-url sshCommand) Basin Ilya
2018-07-19 12:50 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-07-19 16:47 ` Jeff King
2018-07-19 13:22 ` Sitaram Chamarty [this message]
2018-07-19 13:27 ` Sitaram Chamarty
2018-07-19 16:42 ` Jeff King
2018-07-19 19:01 ` Basin Ilya
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