[Rd] Using SVN + SSH on windows

David Scott d.scott at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Mar 28 05:45:12 CEST 2010

Uwe Ligges wrote:
> It is really not hard to set it up. I am using a vanilla ssh (rather 
> than putty) and that works fine all the time...
> Uwe Ligges

Ditto here. I am using ssh non commercial version with tortoise on 
Vista, and I don't recall any problems setting it up. R-forge works 
perfectly fine with windows and tortoise in my experience.

Is your putty/ssh working? Can you access other machines with it? I do 
recall ssh can be a bit fussy.

David Scott

> On 27.03.2010 18:31, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
>> s getting commits to R-Forge to work from
>> Windows.  The entire system is really geared to UNIX.  It took me a
>> couple of days of trial and error (since you have to wait 20 minutes
>> for each try) before I got it working.  Although I did get it to work,
>> I ultimately decided to host all my packages on googlecode.
>> googlecode is extremely easy to use from Windows and does not require
>> any public/private key, pageant, etc.  e.g.
>> http://sqldf.googlecode.com.  If you already have TortoiseSVN and know
>> how to use it then you can probably set up a googlecode site in
>> literally 5 minutes.
>> One other possibility.  I think there is a way to host your project on
>> googlecode but still have it mirrored on R-forge so from your users'
>> viewpoint its the same as if it were on R-Forge but you can use the
>> simpler googlecode site.  In that case you might not need to set up
>> commits on R-Forge since you would do all your commits through
>> googlecode (depending on how it works) but I have not seen good
>> documentation on how to do this.
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