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re: Error: couldn't make stderr distinct from stdout

I get the above error when running bash on a telnet session on Win2K. That's a pity because the cmd shell is even more annoying than usual in this case.

The only information I found about that is quite old:

in (Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 13:02:57 +0100 ) Corinna Vinschen  says:

>There's has been made a change in Cygwin (...)
>The problem is that the W2K telnet server doesn't allow duplicating
>the handle for some strange reason which only Microsoft knows of.

is there a solution by now?

my version data (from cygcheck):

    Cygwin DLL version info:
        dll major: 1003
        dll minor: 2
        dll epoch: 19
        dll bad signal mask: 19005
        dll old termios: 5
        dll malloc env: 28
        api major: 0
        api minor: 39
        shared data: 3
        dll identifier: cygwin1
        mount registry: 2
        cygnus registry name: Cygnus Solutions
        cygwin registry name: Cygwin
        program options name: Program Options
        cygwin mount registry name: mounts v2
        cygdrive flags: cygdrive flags
        cygdrive prefix: cygdrive prefix
        cygdrive default prefix:
        build date: Sun May 20 23:28:17 EDT 2001
        shared id: cygwin1S3



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