[Rd] Using SVN + SSH on windows

Henrik Bengtsson hb at stat.berkeley.edu
Mon Mar 29 12:54:25 CEST 2010

Christophe, if you want to solve your problem, please see if you first
can do it *without* ssh-keys.  *Only* when that is working, worry
about the ssh keys.  For detailed information on both cases, see by
Thread '[Rd] Setting up TortoiseSVN and PuTTY on Windows for
r-forge.r-project.org' on 2010-03-28.


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 5:45 AM, David Scott <d.scott at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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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