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Re: ssh from linux to windows - backtick output ended with '\r'

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 06:32:00PM +0100, Philippe Scelers wrote:
>When setting a variable with the output of a command, the content of 
>variable is not correct when passed through ssh command, but works fine 
>within a ssh session.
>Looks like remote interactive session with ssh enter Cygwin (uname -s = 
>CYGWIN_NT-5.1), but remote command with ssh does not (uname -s = 
>And ideas would be appreciated!
>My tests, executing same command line to highlight problem
>The following remote ssh command fail ($a ends with '\r'):
>ssh frgbuild@win32-xp-ps 'echo "`uname -a`" ; set -x ; a=`uname -r` ; 
>b=`uname -rs` ; echo "a=$a=EOA=" ; echo "b=$b=EOB=" ; set +x'
>Windows_NT WIN32-XP-PS 5 01 586
>++ uname -r
>+ a=$'5\r'
>++ uname -rs
>=EOB=dows_NT 5
>' b='Windows_NT 5
>+ echo $'a=5\r=EOA='
>=EOB=' 'b=Windows_NT 5

Sure looks like you're not running the Cygwin version of uname here.
That would be consistent with \r\n line endings.


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