Re: Git credential helper store flushes randomly
- Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 10:24:50 +0200
- From: Matthieu Moy <Matthieu.Moy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Git credential helper store flushes randomly
Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> The only time it should remove an entry is when Git asks it to. And the
> only time that happens is when Git sees the credential rejected by the
> server (e.g., an HTTP 401 even after we fed the stored credential). I
> don't know why that would happen unless there's some non-determinism on
> the server.
I did see a case like this where the server was broken temporarily and
rejected one login attempt. In this case the credential store deletes
the entry for that user, and when the server is repaired, the store
still has the entry deleted.