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From: Basin Ilya <>
Subject: Use different ssh keys for different github repos (per-url sshCommand)
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:24:54 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


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 ""]
        sshCommand = /bin/false
        #sshCommand = ssh -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.theorganization

I thought of writing a wrapper script to deduce the key from the arguments: git-upload-pack '/theorganization/privaterepo.git'

Is this the only option?

             reply	other threads:[~2018-07-19 12:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-19 12:24 Basin Ilya [this message]
2018-07-19 12:50 ` Use different ssh keys for different github repos (per-url sshCommand) Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-07-19 16:47   ` Jeff King
2018-07-19 13:22 ` Sitaram Chamarty
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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