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Re: Using TortoisePlink instead of SSH

From: alanmcd <alan_at_meta.com.au>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 19:50:42 -0700 (PDT)

> > I have always used the SVN command line to update, checkout etc in
> > conjunction with SSH and private key .ssh/id_dsa
> > (of course, I use tortoise as well)
> > This has worked fine for years now but with VISTA, I cannot make the
> > ssh connection (I get xmalloc errors or "key too open" errors
> > depending on the openssh version).
> > But the tortoiseSVN update works fine manually.
>
> > Maybe I don't understand something correctly, but is there a way to
> > make the svn.exe command line use the tortoiseplink connection instead
> > of the ssh connection?
> > I can load pageant with the key and tortoiseplink works fine without
> > password logon.
>
> > [my repos are all svn+ssh, and as I say tortoise works great with or
> > without pageant running with my key]
>
> > I've searched the archives here but I can't quite see if this issue is
> > discussed or if I'm asking the wrong question.
>
> If you're trying to use the CLI client, plain plink.exe (from the
> PuTTY installation) probably is a better choice.
> Have you tried to change the "ssh=" line in your Subversion
> configuration file (%APPDATA%\Subversion\config) to something like:
>
> ssh=c:/path/to/plink.exe -i c:/path/to/your/key.ppk
>
> That should go in the "[tunnels]" section of the file.
>
> --
> Milen A. Radev

sorry - works fine - just got the slashes wrong (again doh)
Alan

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Received on 2008-09-22 07:03:42 CEST

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