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Re: Confusing error message if ssh key verification fails

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2010 14:34:58 +0200

On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 11:13:46AM +0200, Johannes Wienke wrote:
> Hi @all,
> I just solved a confusing problem of using svn+ssh. I always got the
> message "Network connection closed unexpectedly" when e.g. trying to
> update my local copy. In the end I found out that the ssh key
> verification failed for the server. I would vote for a more specific
> error message that clearly states what is going wrong. Is this worth a
> bug report?

Which version of Subversion are you using?
The error message has already been improved in 1.6.11, relevant commit
message below.


r923540 | hwright | 2010-03-16 02:43:05 +0100 (Tue, 16 Mar 2010) | 10 lines

Merge r922516 from trunk:

 * r922516
   Tell svn+ssh:// users how to get error messages from ssh when there
   is a connection problem.
     Not everyone realises that svn passes the -q option to ssh by default.
     +1: stsp, rhuijben, cmpilato
Received on 2010-08-28 14:35:44 CEST

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