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Just what the title says - how can I create passwordless keychain on OS X?

Using 10.7.1 OS X

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That kinda defeats the purpose of the Keychain. – Gerry Aug 31 '11 at 8:10
What next once you have the keychain? Perhaps there's a different route to where you want to go that doesn't travel through the path needing a passwordless keychain. You can ignore this if you are just poking and want to learn. – bmike Aug 31 '11 at 16:26
@bmike I'm wondering if it's possible to sign application without keychain storing p12 and developer certificates. – Eimantas Aug 31 '11 at 17:10
Now that's something we can sink out teeth into. It's probably off scope here - but StackExchange might be a better place. Code signing might be too far into the development cycle to fit here. (I'm not a moderator - so you might ask them on chat first...) – bmike Aug 31 '11 at 17:13
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As the keychain assistant won't let you make a new keychain with no password, you might have to make a new user with no password, and use that keychain for your purposes.

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You should be able to remove the password from the keychain. I don't have a password on my keychain. I am also on SL, so maybe Lion is different. I don't know why it would be much different. Try changing the password for the keychain, and instead of entering a new password, leave it blank. That should work.

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Hold down Option when clicking OK with a blank password; Keychain Access will allow it. Just worked for me on El Capitan. Note-- when you log in (with a password) you will have to press OK to unlock it.

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