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Re: using email address as username fails

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-29 17:07:14 CEST

matthew zeier wrote:
>
> We're in the middle of looking at migrating some or part of the project
> from cvs to svn and historically cvs account names were the
> contributor's email address.
>
> We're doing the same for svn and from a Linux "client" it works just
> fine. TortoiseSVN, on the otherhand, doesn't appear to like the @ as
> part of the username - I never even make it to ssh.
>
> We've gotten this to work with putty/pagent but I can't assume everyone
> is using putty - I use SecureCRT, for instance. The URL I'm using is:
>
> svn+ssh://mrz@mozilla.com_at_mysvnserver.com/repo/mrz

This is not a valid url - you can only have one '@' char in front of the
server/domain part of an url.

> Tortoise spews back "error * connection closed unexpectedly". I can ssh
> in as user "mrz@mozilla.com" so I know ssh authentication is working. If
> I create a local account "mrz", I have no problems.
>
> Do I have the syntax incorrect? What's the fix?

The only fix is not to use email addresses as the login. Or not to
specify the username directly in the url.

Stefan

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