[gccsdk] SimpleGit

Jeffrey Lee me at phlamethrower.co.uk
Sun Nov 18 15:30:36 PST 2018

On Sun, 18 Nov 2018, Theo Markettos wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 10:41:33PM +0000, Jeffrey Lee wrote:
>> Also, a quick look through the libssh2 source suggests that it'll try to get
>> your public/private key by using a Unix domain socket to connect to the ssh
>> agent - which obviously won't exist on RISC OS. So it might be that that
>> error message is indicative of that failure, or it might be that there are
>> two problems to solve.
> That's SSH agent authentication.  I'm not sure whether RISC OS/Unixlib will handle
> Unix domain sockets (RISC OS doesn't really do IPC as there's no P to speak
> of), but if not is there a way to make it use use key files
> ($HOME/.ssh/id_rsa and similar)?

libgit2 does allow programs to provide the keys directly in memory, it's 
just not hooked up to sgit. So that would probably be the easiest way of 
getting it working.


- Jeffrey

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