On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 8:13 AM, Dmitry Neverov
<dmitry.neve...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I wonder why credential helpers are called in the order: system,
> global, local, command-line and not in the reverse order? This make it
> impossible to provide a custom helper and disable default ones via
> command-line parameter. My use-case is to clone a repository in a
> non-interactive environment where a system-level GUI helper is
> configured: clone hangs since system-level helper called first and
> there is no input from the user. Also if a system-level helper sets
> quit=true, then lower-level helpers won't be called at all. Is it by
> design?
>

If I understand correctly, the credential helpers aren't supposed to
require input so it is assumed they can be tried in sequence if one
fails? It might make sense to reverse the order though...

Thanks,
Jake

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