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Re: Defeated by "alternatives": unison
- From: Csaba Raduly <rcsaba at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, seh at panix dot com
- Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 10:33:49 +0200
- Subject: Re: Defeated by "alternatives": unison
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:28 AM, Steven E. Harris <> wrote:
> Since updating my Cygwin installation to version 1.7, I can no longer
> run "unison" from the command line. Unison uses the "alternatives"
> facility to select among multiple installed versions. The symbolic links
> all look to be set up properly, but the program can't be invoked in the
> normal ways.
> | % ls -l /usr/bin/unison*
> | -rwxr-xr-x 1 seh root 1076224 2009-10-01 11:27 /usr/bin/unison-2.27.exe
> | -rwxr-xr-x 1 seh root 1123840 2009-10-01 11:31 /usr/bin/unison-2.32.exe
> | lrwxrwxrwx 1 seh None ? ? ?28 2005-03-24 22:09 /usr/bin/unison.exe ->
> | ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?/etc/alternatives/unison.exe
What is the output of
ls -l /etc/alternatives/unison*
Can you run /etc/alternatives/unison.exe ?
You can try reinstalling unison; maybe one of the components of the
symlink chain got "lost"
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