a2ps on Cygwin quietly exits with code 127 on Windows 7

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 2 16:28:00 GMT 2010

On 8/2/2010 7:37 AM, Rasputin Paskudniak wrote:


> On the Cygwin side of the blame: In every Unix/Linux I used, if a shared
> library cannot be found, we get a very clear message, something like:
> ... Missing library ....
> In this case, all I got was the quiet death of the program.

echo $? typically returns error code 53.  'net helpmsg 53' gives a decent
hint - "The network path was not found."

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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