[fpc-devel] SVN "connection was closed" error

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Fri Jul 10 13:31:50 CEST 2009

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>   http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/sourceforge/wiki/Git

This does talk about ssh. Same can be run through a firewall with an
appropriate tool (e.g. Corkscrew). But only if the server site provides
the appropriate receiver.

I do use this method with another git server via an url =
git+ssh://anonymous@... prefix. Works great, some 10 times faster and
much more reliable than http:

If sourceforge does support this method (as the page suggests) I would
need a read-only username and a password.

The username does not seem to be anonymous:

 git clone ssh+git://anonymous@fpgui.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/fpgui
Initialized empty Git repository in /home/mschnell/fpc_source/fpgui/.git/
Proxy could not open connnection to fpgui.git.sourceforge.net:  Forbidden
ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

If the username is correct, a question for a password would have been


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