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Re: TortoisePlink.exe always crashes on ssh+svn checkout attempts (Windows 8 x64)

From: Ben Johnson <ben_at_indietorrent.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:14:21 -0500

On 11/28/2013 2:34 PM, Stefan Küng wrote:
> On 28.11.2013 16:44, Ben Johnson wrote:
>> On 11/26/2013 11:48 AM, Ben Johnson wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Every time I attempt to checkout a working copy using the ssh+svn
>>> protocol, TortoisePlink.exe crashes.
>>>
>>> TSVN version information:
>>>
>>> TortoiseSVN 1.8.4, Build 24972 - 64 Bit , 2013/11/24 11:15:39
>>> Subversion 1.8.5, -release
>>> apr 1.4.8
>>> apr-util 1.5.2
>>> serf 1.3.2
>>> OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013
>>> zlib 1.2.8
>>>
>>
>> I took the time to setup a completely pristine Windows 8 x64 VM and this
>> crash happens there, too. So, it's probably safe to say that this
>> behavior does not result from a software conflict.
>>
>> Given the above, I can't believe that no one else has run into this.
>>
>> Is there anyone else on Win 8 x64 who is willing and able to test this?
>
> Try using plain plink.exe (install Putty) instead of TortoisePlink and
> see whether that works.
>
> Stefan
>
>

That's a good idea.

Indeed, PuTTY's native "plink.exe" (version 0.63) works correctly.

Pasting the exact same command to "TortoisePlink.exe" causes the
application to crash.

Just for giggles, I replaced "TortoisePlink.exe" with PuTTY's
"plink.exe" (and renamed the latter to match the former) and TSVN no
longer crashes. Instead, it pops-up a COM window for TortoisePlink.exe,
which says, "Server refused our key", which is expected, as I
authenticate with a password and not a key.

I realize that there must be differences between the stock PuTTY exe and
TSVN's version of it, so this isn't a "fix", but it does demonstrate
that something seems to be awry in the TSVN version.

Thanks for the suggestion; what's the next step in finding a solution?

-Ben

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