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Keychain access for QSB

I recently heard that some folks get annoying password prompts every x minutes when using my QSB Delicious plugin. They look like…

Keychain prompt

In fact, there are at least two separate issues filed for QSB about this. This is due to the access settings for the Mac OS X Keychain. In short, some people have settings that say “Once an application is granted access it should always get access” while others say “Force an application to re-authorize after X minutes of idle time”.

There are a couple of ways to solve this:

To change the settings for a keychain:

Settings for a keychain

The same process applies if you set up different keychains for different passwords.

I appreciate that someone took the time to email me about this, I wasn’t aware of it until they did so. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to drop me a line.