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

Fabio Román Arbelo fabio.roman@qualda.com
Tue Apr 3 09:23:00 GMT 2007

>   Right, that's what you'd expect, because the backticks mean "execute this
> command, then substitute all the output it generates in place on the command
> line".  So you're telling bash to run ssh-host config and then treat all the
> messages it outputs as commands to execute!
>   Also, because you didn't pass --login to bash, it hasn't run .bashrc or any
> of the other things that would set the path, which might account for some of
> the 'command not found' problems.
>   Also, you just trashed ssh-host-config by using u2d when what was suggested
> was in fact d2u.  You'd better go and d2u it now.  Perhaps twice, just to be
> on the safe side.  Then try that first command again, but remove the
> backticks.
>     cheers,
>       DaveK
> -- 
> Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
Ok, now it works.

    c:\cygwin\bin> d2u ssh-host-config
    c:\cygwin\bin> bash --login -c "/bin/ssh-host-config -y -c "ntsec" 
-p 10000"

Thanks very much for your help!

Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/

More information about the Cygwin mailing list