|Can't git [message #1793674]
||Mon, 13 August 2018 21:33
| Steve Jensen
Registered: August 2018
Dragging myself into the 21st century and moving away from "console and text editor is all I need". Guess I'm getting lazy in my old age ... or wanting to be a better developer :) Figure may as well learn how to use Eclipse (I do Java and PHP back end/middleware stuff) and while I am at it git too.|
Unfortunately, when I pick "file -> import -> git" I cannot browse GitHub due to SSL errors.
Error searching repositories: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unexpected error: java.security.InvalidAlgorithmParameterException: the trustAnchors
If I select "Clone URI" and put in the https url of a public project on GitHub I get a similar error, with a popup suggesting I have the DNS name wrong, there is no internet connection, or that I just just disable SSL certificate validation. Checking the log file reveals a similar trustAnchors error.
OK... so I installed git on one of my servers, got a LetsEncrypt SSL cert for it, etc. installed gitlab ce and all that stuff. Set up a user on it, started a project via web interface, and I have the same issues as with GitHub.
So I instead try to use SSH. Upload my public key to my server, tell Eclipse to connect via SSH instead, and while I can manually connect from command line as the git user I can't connect via git in Eclipse. Checking my firewall and auth.log on the server, I can see that git/eclipse is trying to connect to port 22 instead of the port I specified (I run ssh on a non-standard port). Yes, I entered the correct non-standard port in the Eclipse interface with the other connection details.
So... whats a guy gotta do to get some git going gang?
Do I need to set up my .gitconfig in a specific way to handle non-default SSH ports? What do I need to fix the SSL error(s) ? I believe they are the same error, if not they are closely related.
Other possibly relevant stuff -
OS - Mint 19. Yes, I installed Eclipse from eclipse.org (downloaded tarball and extracted it)
Oracle Java 8 set as default JRE, have 10 available if needed. Have been working fine with 8 for school work and experimentation
My various cacerts files since what I've found online references those.
No idea on how to validate content of the cacerts files though....
sj@darkstar:~$ ls -l $(locate /cacerts)
-rw------- 1 root root 384 Apr 8 07:19 /etc/default/cacerts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 170884 Jun 26 12:13 /etc/ssl/certs/java/cacerts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 95881 Jun 5 2017 /opt/android-studio-2.3/jre/jre/lib/security/cacerts
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Aug 12 14:18 /usr/lib/jvm/java-10-oracle/lib/security/cacerts -> /etc/ssl/certs/java/cacerts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 113367 Aug 12 14:18 /usr/lib/jvm/java-10-oracle/lib/security/cacerts.original
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Jul 22 15:09 /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/jre/lib/security/cacerts -> /etc/ssl/certs/java/cacerts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 114757 Jul 22 15:09 /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle/jre/lib/security/cacerts.original
My environment vars related to Java -
sj@darkstar:~$ set | grep -i java
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