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GIT-CREDENTIAL-CAC(1)		  Git Manual		 GIT-CREDENTIAL-CAC(1)

NAME
       git-credential-cache - Helper to	temporarily store passwords in memory

SYNOPSIS
       git config credential.helper 'cache [options]'

DESCRIPTION
       This command caches credentials in memory for use by future Git
       programs. The stored credentials	never touch the	disk, and are
       forgotten after a configurable timeout. The cache is accessible over a
       Unix domain socket, restricted to the current user by filesystem
       permissions.

       You probably don't want to invoke this command directly;	it is meant to
       be used as a credential helper by other parts of	Git. See
       gitcredentials(7) or EXAMPLES below.

OPTIONS
       --timeout <seconds>
	   Number of seconds to	cache credentials (default: 900).

       --socket	<path>
	   Use <path> to contact a running cache daemon	(or start a new	cache
	   daemon if one is not	started). Defaults to
	   $XDG_CACHE_HOME/git/credential/socket unless
	   ~/.git-credential-cache/ exists in which case
	   ~/.git-credential-cache/socket is used instead. If your home
	   directory is	on a network-mounted filesystem, you may need to
	   change this to a local filesystem. You must specify an absolute
	   path.

CONTROLLING THE	DAEMON
       If you would like the daemon to exit early, forgetting all cached
       credentials before their	timeout, you can issue an exit action:

	   git credential-cache	exit

EXAMPLES
       The point of this helper	is to reduce the number	of times you must type
       your username or	password. For example:

	   $ git config	credential.helper cache
	   $ git push http://example.com/repo.git
	   Username: <type your	username>
	   Password: <type your	password>

	   [work for 5 more minutes]
	   $ git push http://example.com/repo.git
	   [your credentials are used automatically]

       You can provide options via the credential.helper configuration
       variable	(this example drops the	cache time to 5	minutes):

	   $ git config	credential.helper 'cache --timeout=300'

GIT
       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017		 GIT-CREDENTIAL-CAC(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | CONTROLLING THE DAEMON | EXAMPLES | GIT

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