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Re: which command fails
- From: "J S" <vervoom at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 15:29:54 +0000
- Subject: Re: which command fails
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, J S wrote:
> Sorry I posted this to the wrong group.
> >Since I upgraded cygwin I can't use the which command. It keeps saying:
> >$ which /usr/bin/ls
> >/usr/bin/ls: Command not found.
> >My path appears to be OK:
> >$ echo $PATH
> >e/c/Program Files/Attachmate/E!E2K/:/cygdrive/c/PROGRA~1/ULTRAE~1
> >The which also looks OK, and is the same as the which in the old cygwin
> >$ which
> >usage: which [-a] command...
> >$ ls -l which
> >-rwx------ 1 544 10513 4608 Nov 15 2001 which
> >Any ideas what could be going wrong?
Yes. You have ntsec on (it's on by default starting from 1.3.13, IIRC),
and the files in your /bin have the wrong permissions. Try
$ chmod -R a+rx /bin
and see if it solves the problem. You might also want to update your
passwd and group files - search this list for instructions.
Thanks, that was it. I did chmod -R a+rx * and that fixed the Xfree problem
I was having with 'failed to open input method' as well.
I didn't realise the permissions had changed in Cygwin now, looks like I'll
have to go back to the documentation and read up on it again.
Thanks for your help.
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