[arch-dev-public] pending devtools issues

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Thu Oct 4 17:32:43 EDT 2007

On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Aaron Griffin wrote:

> On 10/4/07, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Andreas Radke schrieb:
>>> Beside that i have a big problem with the strict order to first upload
>>> the package and then commit/tag it.
>>> OpenOffice.org needs me 4 hours to upload. When I will not sit in front of the pc
>>> when it comes to commit/tag the server will reject me due to a timeout. Any idea
>>> if/how this can be solved?
>> As already mentioned, you could use ssh keys. As my /home is encrypted,
>> I use my key without a passphrase, but you could use a passphrase and
>> ssh-agent (if you lock your screen during your absence, nobody will be
>> able to login to gerolde). Using keys is much more secure than password
>> authentication anyway.
>> Additionally, I use ssh master mode:
>> [thomas at artin ~]$ cat .ssh/config
>> ControlPath /home/thomas/.ssh/master-%h-%p-%r
>> Host gerolde
>> HostName archlinux.org
>> Host cvs.archlinux.org
>> HostName archlinux.org
>> I now launch ssh -M gerolde. That creates a master connection, that all
>> other ssh connections to the same host are tunneled through (thus the
>> alias from cvs.archlinux.org to archlinux.org). The authentication
>> problem remains the same, but as only one connection is established, the
>> cvs commit and tag operations are done much quicker. I recommend to for
>> anyone who is working much on arch cvs/git/upload via ssh.
> Further reading: http://phraktured.net/ssh-connection-control.html

There's an article in the wiki: 
That's the information source I use to create my setup.
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