[Python-Dev] Admin access using svn+ssh

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Aug 22 01:55:23 CEST 2005

On Sun, Aug 21, 2005, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 09:12, "Martin v. L?wis" wrote:
>> I would suggest that the default key is used for regular commits,
>> and a separate key is created for shell access. I described this
>> a bit in the PEP, essentially, in .ssh/config, I have
>> Host pythondev
>>   Hostname dinsdale.python.org
>>   User pythondev
>>   IdentityFile ~/.ssh/pythondev
>> So when I do "ssh pythondev", I get the shell account; when I do
>> "svn co svn+ssh://pythondev@svn.python.org/python/trunk/Modules",
>> I use my default identity, which gets tunneled as "Martin v. Loewis".
> I'm confused again; are you saying that we should have a host named
> pythondev.python.org?  I'm not sure that's necessary.

No, pythondev is simply an SSH alias for dinsdale -- the server knows
nothing about it.  I don't quite understand the "User pythondev" line,
though -- I think that's a mistake.
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