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Re: bugreport: svn+ssh authentication doesn't work

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-09-20 16:15:56 CEST

Marc Guenther <yoda@schli.ch> wrote on 09/20/2005 10:03:20 AM:

> I'm using the svn+ssh://user@host/path/to/repos kind of URL. I have ssh
> public/private key authentication setup so I don't need to enter a
> password when sshing to the remote host, or using svn on the
> commandline.
> Nevertheless, subclipse insists on needing a username/password. It
> seems to ignore the user@ part of the above url, and instead prompts me
> with my default username, and suggests to save my password somewhere
> (which I obviously don't want). I just found that this gets saved in
> plaintext in $HOME/.subversion/auth/svn.ssh/...
> Entering the correct username and leaving the password blank gives me a
> "org.tigris.subversion.javahl.ClientException: svn: Authentication
> cancelled". Please note that I have set subclipse to use JavaSVN, not
> javahl.
> Any ideas? I'm using Eclipse 3.0.2 with subclipse 0.9.34, JavaSVN, and
> local subversion 1.1.3 (r12730) on MacOSX 10.3.9, remote subversion is
> 1.2.0 (r14790) on Linux/Debian

You may not be subscribed to the list, but you could still try looking
through the archives.


For example, the question about the exception name you see has been
answered many times:


These recent threads have lots of info about JavaSVN and SSH.


Finally, see this message about a new version that is available to test
that likely implements everything exactly the way you wanted.



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