Can't run Macro Express from within Cygwin bash shell
Michael A Chase
Wed Dec 4 21:10:00 GMT 2002
On Wed, 04 Dec 2002 23:36:57 -0500 "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> At 10:46 PM 12/4/2002, Jack Twilley wrote:
> > >>>>> "Michael" == Michael A Chase <Michael> writes:
> >Jack> Your solution works with a local bash shell but not a remote
> >Jack> one. Any idea why? While logged in remotely, I can ls both the
> >Jack> binary and the macro file, so it's not a permissions thing, or I
> >Jack> don't think it is anyway.
> >Michael> What part is failing? Is cygpath.exe running at all? Is
> >Michael> cygpath.exe converting the PerfmonMacros.mex path correctly?
> >Michael> Is meproc.exe running at all? What happens if you try to run
> >Michael> meproc.exe with other arguments? ...
> >I'm sorry for the completely lame response of mine. I'll be more
> >specific. The cygpath.exe program works the same for both local and
> >remote shells. It gives the same response each time. Since the
> >meproc.exe program runs properly on the local shell, I have to assume
> >that the cygpath.exe program is converting the path correctly. I'm
> >not exactly sure how to tell if the meproc.exe program is running "at
> >all". There is a delay, and then I get another prompt. Running
> >the meproc.exe program with other arguments gives me the same results.
> >When I run the meproc.exe program without arguments with truss, it
> >returns errno 53. I don't know what Cygwin uses errno 53 for, but
> >FreeBSD uses it for ECONNABORT, which doesn't make much sense.
> These are Cygwin error messages. They're from Windows. Remember, Cygwin
> is a layer over the Windows API. So...
> $ net helpmsg 53
> The network path was not found.
Try copying PerfmonMacros.mex to a directory that is physically on the same
machine as Cygwin and meproc.exe. Drive J: is usually a network drive.
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