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Convert HTTPS github clones to use SSH
#/bin/bash
#-- Script to automate https://help.github.com/articles/why-is-git-always-asking-for-my-password
REPO_URL=`git remote -v | grep -m1 '^origin' | sed -Ene's#.*(https://[^[:space:]]*).*#\1#p'`
if [ -z "$REPO_URL" ]; then
echo "-- ERROR: Could not identify Repo url."
echo " It is possible this repo is already using SSH instead of HTTPS."
exit
fi
USER=`echo $REPO_URL | sed -Ene's#https://github.com/([^/]*)/(.*).git#\1#p'`
if [ -z "$USER" ]; then
echo "-- ERROR: Could not identify User."
exit
fi
REPO=`echo $REPO_URL | sed -Ene's#https://github.com/([^/]*)/(.*).git#\2#p'`
if [ -z "$REPO" ]; then
echo "-- ERROR: Could not identify Repo."
exit
fi
NEW_URL="git@github.com:$USER/$REPO.git"
echo "Changing repo url from "
echo " '$REPO_URL'"
echo " to "
echo " '$NEW_URL'"
echo ""
CHANGE_CMD="git remote set-url origin $NEW_URL"
`$CHANGE_CMD`
echo "Success"
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