Execute "ssh-host-config" from Windows command-line (or from a C program)

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 2 15:01:00 GMT 2007

Fabio Román Arbelo wrote:
> Hi!
> I've been trying to launch the "ssh-host-config" from a Windows 
> command-line without success. I've been looking Cygwin mailing-list but 
> I haven't found anything that solves my problem. For example, I've tried 
> this:
>    c:\cygwin\bin> bash -c '"`/bin/ssh-host-config -y -c "ntsec" -p 10000`"'
> And this is what I got:
>    /bin/ssh-host-config: line 110: uname: command not found
>    /bin/ssh-host-config: line 111: expr: command not found
>    /bin/ssh-host-config: line 113: [: -gt: unary operator expected
>    ...
>    /bin/ssh-host-config: line 424: [: -gt: unary operator expected
>    ...
>    WARNING: Adding ssh to   failed!
>    Host configuration finished. Have fun!: No such file or directory
> Where "..." means more errors that I don't put here because they are 
> similar to these ones.
> And if I do this:
>    bash ""ssh-host-config -y -c "ntsec" -p 10000""
> I've got similar errors too. I would like to launch this script from a C 
> program, that's why I'm trying this. I'm able to execute ".exe" cygwin 
> programs, like "cygrunsrv", but I don't know what to do with this 
> script. Any advice would be great.


   d2u ssh-host-config

Do this first.  If your invocations work, you'll need to convert other
scripts you want to use in the same way.

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