On Friday, July 13, 2012 1:48:06 PM UTC+2, Patryk Małek wrote:
> 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 ,
> registry keys
> - 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
OK, so you have a clean slate and you want to do the OpenSSH approach in a
normal Windows command line (cmd.exe).
During the Git installer, I assume you chose "Run Git and included Unix
tools from the Windows Command Prompt". This is the third and last option
with the scary red warning below. *Did you choose this option? *If you did
not choose this option, you have to use Git Bash instead of normal
To make things a bit less complex, let's make sure SSH works. Try the
- Start Command line (Start -> Run -> 'cmd')
- ssh -T username@your-git-server
What does the command above output?
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