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Re: SSH documentation

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:50:31 +0100

Simon Large wrote:
> On 26/03/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Simon Large wrote:
>> > On 26/03/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Simon Large wrote:
>> >> > Hi folks,
>> >> >
>> >> > I am trying to sort out the docs for using SSH, and our FAQ entry for
>> >> > using it on Windows suggests using Cygwin SSH. Does this mean that the
>> >> > svnserve installation also has to be cywin, or can cygwin run native
>> >> > Windows programs too? Never used it myself.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Haven't realized that cygwin SSH is mentioned. Just change that to using
>> >> the putty SSH client instead.
>> >
>> > I meant on the server side. The SSH daemon needs to listen for SSH
>> > connections and run an instance of svnserve.
>>
>>
>> I really wouldn't recommend using the cygwin svnserve but only the real
>> windows svnserve app.
>
> That's what I was hoping, but can the cygwin SSH daemon start the
> Windows svnserve and connect it through the SSH pipe?

I don't see any reason why it couldn't do that.

> Or turning it around, is there a native (open source) SSH server for Windows?

No idea - never needed one.

Stefan

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