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Re: ssh ... PTY allocation request failed on channel 0

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:33:36PM -0500, Mirko Vukovic wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:04 PM, Rafael Kitover <...> wrote:
>> On 2/28/2011 8:51 PM, Mirko Vukovic wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Mirko Vukovic wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I am trying to ssh to, and I get the error
>>>> "PTY allocation request failed on channel 0"
>> ...
>> That message is coming from, it does not allow opening
>> interactive sessions. You can only use it for git.
>I don't think so.  That command works from me from a linux box.
>Futhermore, this ssh connection is documented here:
>It is used to test the login to the account.
>Finally, this command used to work on cygwin a couple of weeks ago.  I
>looked into
>OpenSSH readme's and ChangeLog and nothing jumped out.
>I tried both the current 5.8p1-1 and previous ssh (5.6p1-2).  Same problem.

How about starting here: ?

The reference to "msysgit" above makes me wonder if there is a non-cygwin
program in the mix and the information requested at that URL would help
clarify that.

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