Firing up latest zsh with latest cygwin OOPS!

Peter A. Castro
Mon Dec 6 19:42:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Andrew Markebo wrote:

> Some more questions.. Anyone else who can't read the written contents
> of the "Firing up latest zsh with latest cygwin" mails? Reading them
> with Gnus I only see:
> [1. Shortened logfile --- application/x-gzip; zshoutshort.txt.gz]...
> [2. text/plain]

One comment about your mail.  I've exmained the raw mail body and it
appears gnus didn't properly separate out your attachments via the
content boundary.  What I see in the body is this:
Content-Type: application/x-gzip
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=zshoutshort.txt.gz
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-Description: Shortened logfile


And cygcheck.out:

Cygwin Configuration Diagnostics
Current System Time: Mon Dec 06 14:46:59 2004

Obviously the base64 decoder doesn't like the text that follows the
actual end of the first attachment (zshoutshort.txt.gz).

In anycase, I have extracted the cygcheck.out and the short log from that
body.  I'd still like to get more info on just how the shell was started.
I will try and reproduce your environment myself.  In the mean time, I'd
suggest you try the latest Snapshot of the cygwin DLL and report on your

>     /Andy

Peter A. Castro <> or <>
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