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however, I was never able to get it to work. Instead, I created a separate passwordless key pair, and put git-shell in the options field for the line in the authorized_keys file:
Just a note: When using HTTPS remotes, It should be possible to make git use wincred to save the git password, by using git-bash and first setting the option:
git config --global credential.helper winced
Then checking the repo out:
git clone https://server/repo localreponame
Then, your git credentials should be saved in the windows credentials manager, and maybe it will solve the problem relating to qtpass. I haven't tested this myself, but it should be doable.