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Re: Bug with TortoisePlink

From: RealHandy <andrew.holmes_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:53:22 -0700 (PDT)

YES! Clearing the host name from Putty solved this problem for me.
Thanks, Nick!

On Aug 4, 10:17 am, Nick Miller <nicholas.j.mil..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Tortoise Team,
>
>   In tortoise SVN >= 1.5.x I have been experiencing problems
> interfacing with my svn server through an SSH tunnel. For instance,
> when checking out a project I will specify a URL like: "svn+ssh://
> usern..._at_svn.example.com/path/to/repo/trunk".
>
>   When proceeding with a checkout, I receive a dialog from
> TortoisePlink asking "login as" even though I specified my login
> information in the URL. That's a little weird, right? After keying in
> the correct information, I receive an error message stating
> "Connectionclosedunexpectedly".
>
>    After doing some sleuthing I believe I figured out the issue: When
> a user has set a default host name value in Putty, the TortoisePlink
> behaves incorrectly. When I clear the registry value:
> "HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > SimonTatham > Putty > Sessions >
> Default%20Settings > HostName" everything starts working. This does
> seem to occur in TortoiseSVN releases prior to 1.5.x
>
>    I have confirmed this issue on another computer. This can be
> replicated by the following steps:
>
>    1. Open putty
>    2. Click once on default settings to highlight it.
>    3. Type in a value for the "Host Name (or IP address)" field.
> (preferrably different than your SVN server)
>    4. Click the save button
>    5. Then click cancel.
>    6. Now try to checkout a project with the svn+ssh protocol.
>    7. You then should clear the mentioned registry value above to get
> TortoisePlink to work again.
>
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Received on 2008-08-12 17:57:38 CEST

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