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Re: vim can't write /etc/hosts
- From: Frank Fesevur <ffes at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2014 22:23:31 +0200
- Subject: Re: vim can't write /etc/hosts
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- References: <CAKf2h5SeYQ_Gg0u7ERH6ejZoXDwbPEB_ngpLzUO3qEexJYb0tA at mail dot gmail dot com> <1975299711 dot 20140907190048 at yandex dot ru>
2014-09-07 17:00 GMT+02:00 Andrey Repin:
> Adding to what other people said, most self-respecting antivirus applications
> explicitly block access to system hosts file.
> For obvious reasons.
> If you absolutely NEED to modify it, and can't resolve your issues in any
> other way, disable hosts file protection first.
Just to make sure I just disabled Kaspersky and tested again. That is
not the cause of this problem. It would have surprised me a lot, since
nano and the echo command work as expected.
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