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Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHelp] Sandbox library to GitHub
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-26 19:22:24

On 12/26/2012 10:18 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 1:35 AM, Andrey Semashev
> <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 7:45 AM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Under Windows following the instructions at
>>> for moving an SVN
>>> sandbox library to GitHub I am successful in the first step of cloning SVN
>>> sandbox library to a temporary local directory. But when I go to that local
>>> directory and try:
>>> git push --mirror git_at_[hidden]:eldiener/variadic_macro_data.git
>>> I receive a PuTTY message of:
>>> "Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent:
>>> publickey)"
>>> I have no idea how PuTTY gets into this. I am using TortoiseGit and Git for
>>> Windows and evidently getting Git to work under Windows is difficult in some
>>> way.
>>> Anybody have any idea how to straighten this out ?
>> Perhaps you didn't set up a ssh public key?
>> You will also have to add the key to TortoiseGit/PuTTY.
> I added a hint to a couple of the doc pages to hopefully make that clearer.

Maybe you can mention using https rather than http to avoid the need for
ssh keys with GitHub.

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