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Re: Change to passwd in cygwin-1.7.10-1 breaks ssh-host-config
On 02/22/2012 05:46 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
On 2/22/2012 8:31 PM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
So I said "Maybe it's this or maybe it's that" and you responded with
essentially "yes". Thanks.
On 2/22/2012 4:11 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
If you're trying for consistency across the board, the prev button
is theI don't think you understand what I mean. First off I don't see a "prev
closest you're going to get. If you want to back down a package or
to the package list and toggle through the available options until you
find the previous version. I'd recommend this.
button". At the top I see toggles that say Keep, Cur and Exp. Did you
Keep? I don't think so.
For individual lines there is a "New" column and I'm familiar with the
cycling behavior between things like Keep, Uninstall, Reinstall, Skip
current and older version numbers. But this is on a by package basis.
I'm asking for is a button or way to say "Oh this is 1.7.10. I want
the Cygwin things that were associated with 1.7.9. Toggle all of the
packages back to their versions that were released when 1.7.9 was
Maybe such a beast doesn't exist...
Yup, that's essentially the heart of it.
Actually, you normally only run ssh-host-config once so while things
might have changed normally I would not see nor care about them. It's
because I'm trying to set up a base environment for my client that I've
stumbled into this issue.
Sure. And then things changed.
You're still very likely better off at least trying the snapshot so
you and the rest of us know that the issue is resolved and moving
is a viable possibility. After that, if you want to try to backup to a
previous version, you can do that with some confidence in the
But I didn't hit this problem. Stated differently, when I ran
ssh-host-config months ago it worked just fine.
Actually I believe I am capable of changing a "-v" -> "-V". I've been
known to successfully accomplish such difficult feats before! Even with
I guess I could play around going to a snapshot and seeing if
ssh-host-config works (or perhaps just change the passwd -v to passwd
the one script) but I'm trying to establish a known set of working
environment right now.
That's fine. I'd recommend either grabbing a new snapshot or installing
the test version of csih. Either is supposed to fix the problem. And
either is better by most measures than trying to back up or make edits
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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