Using pscp.exe with rxvt
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Sun Apr 1 23:02:00 GMT 2007
Brent S. Paul wrote:
> I have previously used the pscp.exe utility with the standard cygwin
> bash shell (this is what you get when clicking on the cygwin icon).
> However, I modified my cygwin.bat file to:
> @echo off
> chdir C:\cygwin\bin
> rxvt -sl 1500 -fn 'terminal' -bg black -fg grey -sr -e bash --login -i
> bash --login -i
> This automatically brings up the rxvt window, which I like for clickable
> filenames. However, when I type in the password asked for by pscp, I
> can see the letters as I type them (when you shouldn't be able to).
> Then it is rejected by the site I'm connecting to, as if it never
> received it. Is there a problem using pscp under rxvt?
'pscp' is not a Cygwin program so it doesn't understand Cygwin ptys. Run
'pscp' under 'cmd' and make sure your CYGWIN environment variable doesn't
contain 'tty'. Then it should work. That or build a Cygwin version of
putty and friends.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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