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Re: Can cygwin replace win-bash under Windows 7?
- From: BazookaJo <z dot sath at talk21 dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 03:05:02 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Can cygwin replace win-bash under Windows 7?
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Sorry guys - in my original post I was suggesting replacing win-bash with
Powershell, when I am looking to replace win-bash with cygwin, but post
> Hi guys
> I have been playing around with an industrial Linux-powered scanner, and
> was making okay progress under XP.
> This was made easier as I just ran some of the bash scripts through
> Since moving to Windows 7 of course this no longer works, even if I
> disable UAC completely - just echos on screen with no errors....
> I can only guess that the reason is that win-bash no longer works with
> Windows 7?
> My question is will cygwin fill the gap?
> i.e. if this is my win-bash script what would the cygwin equivalent look
> like, or am I barking up the wrong tree?
> echo !TC | C:/win-bash/nc 126.96.36.199 80 > ScanFile.dta
> p.s. nc = netcat and I know I need an alternative sooner rather than later
> Very many thanks in advance
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