saq saq - 24 days ago 7
Bash Question

Git shell prompts for password in an OpenSSH popup window

I don't know why, recently git shell asks me for credentials in an old-fashioned OpenSSH window (by the way, I use a https connection) instead of just prompting in the console.

That prevents me to use the wincred, I always have to type my credentials. Quite annoying, esecially that when I make a typo, the console cursor disappears. How can I go back to the default mode?

System: Windows 7


Console: ConEmu

github openSSH window

Thanks for help!

BrJ BrJ
Answer

Use $ git config --global core.askPass ""

You can also set credentials in your config to prevent being prompted every time (https://git-scm.com/docs/gitcredentials).