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

At 03:20 PM 1/22/2002, Adee Ran wrote:
>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

First, I'd recommend updating your DLL.  However, to answer your 
question, I think Corinna provided the best solution you're likely to 
get on this subject, without a change from MS.  Did you try using 
telnet from the inetutils package?

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