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Re: Re: Re: [Subclipse-users] Subclipse 1.6.0 -> Network connection closed unexpectedly

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 10:37:45 -0400

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 10:35 AM, <webpost_at_tigris.org> wrote:
> Just to follow up:
> I was able to run Eclipse from the command line in OS X by adding this to my eclipse.ini:
> -vm
> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5.0/Commands/java
> I have my system configured to invoke the 1.6 JDK version of java when running from the command line (for tomcat), but Eclipse does not play nice with 1.6 on OS X AFAICT.
> After doing this I did indeed see password prompts when doing SVN operations. Ultimately this led me to using public key auth rather than passwords and this solved the issue of the "Network Connection Closed Unexpectedly" errors.
> Is there any way this error could be made more descriptive for the user? Perhaps "authentication timeout"? The current error message implies there is something wrong with the network connection which is very misleading and certainly adds some confusion when trying to troubleshoot. I would have never guessed to follow the steps suggested (start from command line and look for password prompt).

There is nothing we can do in Subclipse. We just relay the error that
comes from Subversion and it likely is relaying the error it gets from

Mark Phippard
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