[Rd] Using SVN + SSH on windows

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sat Mar 27 16:59:57 CET 2010

 From my memory: I guess you need to tell TortoiseSVN to use plink as 
your ssh client. I do not use putty myself hence cannot look into the 
details here.

Uwe Ligges

On 27.03.2010 15:12, Christophe Genolini wrote:
> Hi the list,
> I try to use R-Forge for developping a projet. I am using tortoise SVN
> (last version) but I do not manage to Commit. I read the R-Forge user
> Manual and some post on but I do not manage to find the solution. Here
> is what I did:
> 1/ I download 'puttygen.exe'. I generate a key (256 bits).
> 2/ I save the private key in a file 'private.ppk' on my computer.
> 3/ I copy-paste the public key on sourceforge
> ssh-rsa
> AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABJQAAACEAobwycGGZrMZ39i7Vtrdk3ahN1hVw/tPoiShJGk1xjRs=
> rsa-key-20100327
> 4/ I wait two hours.
> 5/ On my computer, I run 'pageant.exe'.
> 6/ I click on 'Add key'. I load the file 'private.ppk'
> 7/ I close 'pageant.exe' (still actif in the task bar).
> 8/ I open explorer. I create a directory that is suppose to be the local
> directoy for the projet.
> 9/ I right-click on the directory. I open 'SVN checkout'
> 10/ In 'URL of repository:', I write :
> 'svn+ssh://christophe@svn.r-forge.r-project.org/svnroot/kml3d'
> (christophe is my accoung, kml3d is the project)
> And...
> ...nothing happen. No bug, not warning, nothing.
> I try several things: if I do
> 'svn://christophe@svn.r-forge.r-project.org/svnroot/kml3d', I do manage
> to download the project. But then, I do not manage to upload some
> modification.
> I also see on some tutorial that we might need putty.exe or plink.exe. I
> download them, but R-Forge user Manual do not mention them.
> Any idea of what goes wrong ?
> Thanks
> Christophe
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