scp just spews usage
Wed Nov 24 19:32:00 GMT 2010

From: Benjamin Anderson <>
Date: Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 09:26:01AM -0500
> Hi,
> I've been using ssh with cygwin for years w/ no issues.? After my last
> upgrade, I am not able to use scp (ssh still works).
> $ scp myfile myusername@myserver:~
> usage: scp [-1246BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i identity_file]
>            [-l limit] [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program]
>            [[user@]host1:]file1 ... [[user@]host2:]file2
> This same command has worked for me for long time.? Any ideas what's
> happening now?? (I have tried rebooting since the upgrade).
I noticed that when I upgraded and didn't mind the messages from the
setup-program saying that cygwin1.dll was in use and couldn't be

Try updating again and/or reinstalling ssh and be careful of the

Kind regards,

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