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faq: explain one user many keys a bit better

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Sitaram Chamarty authored
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@@ -263,6 +263,11 @@ each of my pubkeys. In gitolite, we keep them separate: "sitaram@laptop.pub"
and "sitaram@desktop.pub". The part before the "@" is the username, so
gitolite knows these two keys belong to the same person.
+Note that you don't say "sitaram@laptop" and so on in the **config** file --
+as far as the config file is concerned there's just **one** user called
+"sitaram" -- so you only say "sitaram" there. Only the **pubkey files** have
+the extra "@" stuff.
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I think this is easier to maintain if you have to delete or change one of
those keys.
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