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Subject: Re: [boost] Trying modular Boost
From: Richard (legalize+jeeves_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-04 16:35:04

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boost_at_[hidden] spake the secret code
<20140104212509.GB680006_at_[hidden]> thusly:

>On Sat, Jan 04, 2014 at 07:29:06PM +0000, Richard wrote:
>> One thing that confused me about the ssh URL listed in the
>> instructions is that it had the username as "git_at_[hidden]" -- how am
>> I supposed to authenticate myself as user 'git'?
>The way Github (and bitbucket, and others) identify people is via the
>public key you have registered on your account.

Then wouldn't it be "legalize_at_[hidden]" and not "git_at_[hidden]"?

When I copy/pasted the command given at

I always get this error:

> git clone --recursive git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git modular-boost
Cloning into 'modular-boost'...
Permission denied (publickey).
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.

I don't know how else to interpret this except that I am not able to
authenticate as user 'git' -- and why would I? I don't have the
private/public key for user git.

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