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RE: Re: [Subclipse-users] Question about subclipse 1.4.7 and svn+ssh access with private keys

From: <tommydkat_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 00:09:04 -0800 (PST)

> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 2:22 PM, <tommydkat_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have Eclipse 3.2.2 installed on Ubuntu 8.10 Linux (64-bit). I also have subclipse 1.4.7 installed along with:
> >
> > Subversion client adapter 1.5.2
> > Subversion Native Library Adapter (JavaHL) 1.5.5
> > SVNKit Client Adapter 1.5.4
> > SNVKit Library 1.2.1.5297
> >
> > I have my remote SVN repository configured in Eclipse and it's displayed in the SVN Repositories browser.
> >
> > When I connect to my SVN repository, I get prompted for the login information. The repository URL is "svn+ssh://my.website.com", the username is correct "tom", and I choose "use private key for authentication" and I navigate to where my private key is in my home directory (e.g. /home/tom/.ssh/private_key_rsa). I have no passphrase for my private key, so I leave that field blank. My SSH server is listening on a port other than 22, so I specify that port and I click "Ok".
> >
> > The dialog window with my login information disappears for a second and comes right back. Clearly, the login attempt failed. If I use a userid/password to login, I can login just fine.
> >
> > At the command line, I can login using ssh just fine:
> >
> > ssh -p 12345 tom_at_my.website.com
> >
> > I don't get any messages after the subclipse login with private key fails so I have no idea what the problem could be.
> >
> > How can I find out what the problem is so I can correct it?
>
> Since you are on Linux, you are most likely using the SVNKit client
> adapter. The preferences ought to tell you this. You can check this
> page for instructions on getting JavaHL working:
>
> http://subclipse.tigris.org/wiki/JavaHL

Thanks, this helped a lot but it didn't solve the problem. Apparently, my Eclipse installation isn't using the eclipse.ini file the above page recommended to update so I'll head over to Eclipse land to find out how to locate the config file that IS being used and get that updated. :)
 
> SVNKit provides its own pure Java SSH client library. Perhaps it is
> having problems with your key? support_at_svnkit.com is very responsive
> and likely has some logging they can tell you how to configure.

Thanks. I'll contact them as well. ;)
 
Peace...

Tom

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