So to reproduce what I have done besides reinstalling a bunch of times:
- I have uninstalled Git and all its GUI frontends from the system that I
have installed (git extensions, github for windows etc ect)
- I have deleted *GIT_SSH * environmental variable
- uninstalled whole putty package
- cleared git config files and keys etc
- used ccleaner to clean registry and disk from unnecessary files ,
- restarted Windows 7 (64 bit)
THEN, I have downloaded newest version of git from website
using settings to integrate git with command line.
and while trying to do anything involving access through SSH i have
obtained once again 'Cannot spawn ssh' error message.
I have no idea whatsoever what can be done more in this matter. I have even
used processmonitor application to take a look what/how git is trying to
launch ssh client but I have not found it there
2012/7/11 Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen <tfn...@gmail.com>
> On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:23:46 PM UTC+2, Patryk Małek wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> A lot of time passed since my last e-mail but I have been trying some
>> different approaches to this problem but ... none worked. I have tried as
>> you suggested to go with *Github for Windows* which actually worked -
>> but it's not a go for me since I need this now for my work project where we
>> have a Git repo on our own server.
>> All the rest of the options have failed for me. I Have tried setting the
>> *GIT_SSH * to both *C:\Putty\plink.exe* or leaving it as it was after
>> the install with *openssh*'s path(+exe name) but none worked - I still
>> get *"cannot spawn"* error.
>> I have also tried
>> http://blog.tfnico.com/2012/04/my-git-setup-on-windows.html and
>> https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git#platform-windows but still
>> the same.
>> I have reinstalled Git at least 50 times already trying different
>> options, clearing it's environmental variables and directories at the same
>> Why is this not working for me ?!
> Github for Windows bundles msysgit and openssh, so if it works there it
> means there's still a configuration error on your side.
> Note that you can point Github for Windows towards other non-Github
> repositories. You can also use the command line Git that bundles with
> Github for Windows. If this works for you, I don't see what the problem is.
> Anyhow, if you want concrete suggestions, you have to give us some
> concrete description of your environment, the steps you made and the error
> messages you got. Saying "I tried 50 times" is not helping.
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