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Re: svn+ssh on windows (xp)

From: Peter Koellner <peter_at_asgalon.net>
Date: 2004-07-24 01:05:02 CEST

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> It would be nice if you had given us these details the first time. :-)

ok :-)

> Plink doesn't work, I'm told. Is 'ssh' in your %PATH%? Show us the
> value of %SVN_SSH%

i tried different combinations. in cygwin, i have added the
svn-win32-1.1.0-rc1/bin directory to the path and SVN_SSH=ssh
peter@DELL5150 ~
$ svn
Type 'svn help' for usage.

peter@DELL5150 ~
$ export SVN_SSH=/usr/bin/ssh

peter@DELL5150 ~
$ cd /cygdrive/e/home/peter/CodeWarriorWork/

peter@DELL5150 /cygdrive/e/home/peter/CodeWarriorWork
$ svn ls svn+ssh://bender/var/lib/svn/repos
svn: Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden.

peter@DELL5150 /cygdrive/e/home/peter/CodeWarriorWork
$ export SVN_SSH=ssh

peter@DELL5150 /cygdrive/e/home/peter/CodeWarriorWork
$ svn ls svn+ssh://bender/var/lib/svn/repos
svn: Connection closed unexpectedly

windows "command shell" : added both the svn and cygwin/bin dirs to the path

E:\>svn ls svn+ssh://bender/var/lib/svn/repos
svn: Connection closed unexpectedly

E:\>set SVN_SSH

E:\>set PATH

E:\>svn ls svn+ssh://bender/var/lib/svn/repos
svn: Connection closed unexpectedly

> It's not difficult to connect to the server. Please don't judge
> subversion badly because one particular method doesn't automatically
> work on windows with zero effort.

no, i don't judge subversion for that. i do judge windows, though.

> You've chosen the most complex method
> of connecting, on the one operating system where it's hardest to get it
> working right.

yes, i know. encrypted access is my basic requirement or i could not
use the repository from my home office and i hate wasting two hours for
commuting every day...

> svn+ssh:// is only one of four ways to connect to a server: you can use
> http://, https://, or just plain old svn://. And none of those methods
> require using an external program like 'ssh'.

i guess i'll try https next...

peter koellner <peter@asgalon.net> 
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