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RE: Subversion from Windows

From: Jim Geist <jim_at_lifesim.com>
Date: 2004-11-16 22:24:12 CET

Try using plink.exe. That's the Putty command line equivalent to ssh.

I haven't tried it, so I don't know if it's close enough to work.

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Satterwhite [mailto:michael@weblore.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 4:18 PM
To: Subversion Users
Subject: Subversion from Windows

I have svn working on my Linux box, installed on Debian Sid. I need to be
able
to access it from a Windows laptop at times. As the Linux box is accessible
via ssh, I thought that svn+ssh would be the easiest access method. When I
try it, however:
 svn list svn+ssh://myserver/repos/project

I get the error message

 svn: The system cannot find the file specified

Well, 'duh, I think. Windows doesn't have an ssh client. I then thought,
I've
got Putty, and putty myserver will start an ssh session. I then copied
putty.exe to \winnt\ssh.exe (effectively creating a command line ssh
client).
I tested it by entering ssh myserver. It connected cleanly. I then retried
running svn with the svn+ssh protocol. Now I get a "Wrong port number"
error.
Obviously putty can't serve as the ssh client for this.

How can I connect from Windows? If I need to do work server side, please
refer
me to something to help me with the setup as I admit ignorance.

tia
---Michael

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