[Rd] Using SVN + SSH on windows

Tobias Verbeke tobias.verbeke at openanalytics.eu
Mon Mar 29 21:52:16 CEST 2010

Paul Gilbert wrote:
> ...
>>> 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.
>> All looks ok, but I think you are using the wrong protocol.  It should
>> be 'svn+ssh' for *commits*, i.e.
>> svn+ssh://christophe@svn.r-forge.r-project.org/svnroot/kml3d
> ...
> (If this was already mentioned I missed it.) If you first check out with
> svn:// I find it relatively difficult to commit using a different
> protocol.  It may be possible, but, if you intend to commit, I think it
> is much easier if you check out using svn+ssh://  so you can then commit
> without specifying the protocol. As others mention, to simplify you can
> get the checkout and commit working without a key and pageant first. It
> is pretty solid once it is working.

An alternative not yet mentioned in this thread would be
to use an IDE which offers strong svn support (such as
Eclipse + Subclipse). If one remembers to configure it to
use the pure Java (SVNKit) interface, it works
well with R-Forge on many platforms (including Windows).


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