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Re: [TSVN] Subversion launches Cygwin SSH unexpectedly

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-31 09:33:12 CEST

On 8/31/05, Goddard Lee <lee.goddard@easa.eu.int> wrote:

> Trying to use the "Check for modifications" feature, elect to "Check
> Server", and a Cygwin SSH window pops up. I've not authorised that! It's not
> in the config file... Naturally Tortoise reports "Connection closed
> unexpectedly", but perhaps not so unexpected since it didn't know about the
> public/private key ....
>
> Ah. The command window that opens is entitled, "C:\cygwin\bin\ssh.exe".
> My Cygwin bin lives in C:\bin\cygwin\bin, and my whole system knows that, so
> I presume this is a bug/debug thing in the excellent Tortoise?
>
> Anyway, thought someone might like to know....

Subversion has several places where such settings can be stored. One
is the registry, which is used by the TSVN->Settings->Network->SSH
dialog. Then there's the config file in %APPDATA%\Subversion, then the
config file in %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Subversion.

Check all those places for an SSH settings entry. You might have set
the wrong path in one of those places.
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.advanced.html#svn.advanced.confarea

(btw: TSVN does *not* use the SSH client at all - that's all the
Subversion library).

Stefan

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