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Re: Plink window showing after upgrade to 1.5.3.13783

From: Daniel Atallah <daniel.atallah_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 11:45:20 -0400

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 11:33 AM, pbj <v7jn2sgtio001_at_sneakemail.com> wrote:
> Problem resolved -- it looks like during the upgrade, TSVN lost track
> of TortoisePlink. Maybe I had previously set the external SSH client
> to TortoisePlink.exe (I just don't remember) -- if so, the upgrade
> seems to have resulted in that setting getting lost. Apparently TSVN
> is smart enough to find Plink.exe in my system folder and run that
> instead (with the accompanying annoying window!).

Eek. You shouldn't be putting random stuff in the system directory.
This is generally a bad idea (particularly for dlls, but also for
executables).

> If I hadn't had
> Plink.exe on my system, the connection would have failed out-right.

This probably isn't correct - the fact that you polluted the system
path just meant that the other version was found first.

-D

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