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From: Basin Ilya <>
To: Jeff King <>
Subject: Re: Use different ssh keys for different github repos (per-url sshCommand)
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:01:29 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Wow, thanks.

For me it was enough to configure just one rewrite, because my public github account is associated with my default key. Note that I added the missing slash and the username:

    git config --global \
      url.git@gh-org:theorganization/.insteadOf \

19.07.2018 19:42, Jeff King пишет:
> 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:
>>        ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>>        ~/.ssh/id_rsa.theorganization
>> 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 think you can hack around this using Git's URL rewriting.
> For example, try this:
>   git config --global \
> \
>   git config --global \
> \
> And then:
>   git clone
> will hit gh-other, which you can configure using an ssh host alias.
> -Peff

      reply	other threads:[~2018-07-19 19:01 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
2018-07-19 13:27   ` Sitaram Chamarty
2018-07-19 16:42 ` Jeff King
2018-07-19 19:01   ` Basin Ilya [this message]

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