Re: supplying password to'rsync ...'), os.system('rsync ...')

In message <1191594819.381604.20680@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, wrote:

I want to write a python script that runs rsync on a given directory
and host. I build the command line string, but when I try to run, or p=subprocess.Popen(cmd, shell=True),or
os.system(cmd), I get prompted for my login password.

Why not set up a public/private SSH key pair between the accounts on the two
machines? Then you can get in without a password.