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Re: ssh appending CR to ouptut

On Jun 19 22:10, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Julian Neil wrote:
> >Under Windows Server 2003, ssh appends CR to some command outputs (eg 
> >when I execute hostname).  This is causing some of my scripts to fail. I 
> >have tried fiddling with the CYGWIN environment variable, but it doesn't 
> >seem to help.
> >Attached are some simple test cases and cygcheck output. 
> >Any suggestions?
> Yes.  First, send problem reports to the Cygwin list.  The Cygwin apps list
> is for packaging issues and 'setup.exe' discussions/issues.  Please respect
> the Reply-To I've set and remove cygwin-apps from the recipient list if you
> intend to follow-up on this thread.
> Second, install the 'coreutils' package.  You're calling the Windows
> 'hostname' executable.  You need the Cygwin one.

This is probably a problem with $PATH when not running an interactive
shell, like this:

  $ echo $PATH
  $ type hostname
  hostname is /usr/bin/hostname

  $ ssh localhost 'echo $PATH'
  $ ssh localhost type hostname
  hostname is /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32/hostname


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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