[users at bb.net] Using SSH keys with GitPoller and Git step?

Chris Spencer chrisspen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 6 19:32:38 UTC 2017

Is there any way to suppress the output of the Git step (
http://docs.buildbot.net/latest/manual/cfg-buildsteps.html#step-Git), so my
password isn't visible in the logs? It doesn't appear to accept any type of
"gitbin" option.

On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 6:42 PM, Will Rosecrans <wrosecrans at gmail.com> wrote:

> As far as I know, the GitPoller doesn't directly support that.  I have
> mostly used salt to set up the buildslave machine, and included ssh and git
> config as part of the buildslave's system config rather than the buildbot
> config.  If you are using GitHub, it's also easy to set up token passwords
> on an account and use that for service work.  It uses a password rather
> than an actual key, but the password is a long string of gibberish, and you
> can use the token as a sub account, with different permissions for the
> tokens and the ability tp revoke them individually.
> You can also set the GitPoller's gitbin to point to a script that runs git
> with whatever key setup you like, and have buildbot just invoke that script.
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 5:18 PM, Chris Spencer <chrisspen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How do you specify the ssh key to use with the Gitpoller and Git step
>> classes?
>> I'm currently hard-coding my username/password in the repourl, and I'd
>> like to move away from that for security reasons. However, even after
>> reading the docs and looking at the source, I can see no obvious way to
>> specify the pem key file to checkout and fetch via ssh.
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