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RE: Subversion from Windows

From: Monks, Peter <peter.monks_at_vignette.com>
Date: 2004-11-16 22:27:06 CET

G'day Michael,

I'm not if this is exactly what you're after, but one configuration
I've played with is to use PuTTY to tunnel port 3690 and then point my
SVN client to svn://localhost/repos/project.

This works fine, although it can be a bit of a pain if you want to be
able to switch between direct access (ie. svn://myserver/repos/project)
and SSH tunnelled access (ie. svn://localhost/repos/project).

Cheers,
Peter
 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Satterwhite [mailto:michael@weblore.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 1:18pm
> 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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