Build problem with most current cygwin?

marco atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 19:45:00 GMT 2012


On 4/11/2012 9:14 PM, michael_moore@non.agilent.com wrote:
> Several folk here use Cygwin with windows 7 enterprise as a tool to access linux servers.  They have Cygwin with X installed and use a combination of terminal windows and X exports from the RH servers to manage items.
>
> The most recent version of Cygwin, when upgraded, breaks in these uses.  I have spent a little time isolating causes.

"most recent" is not a version number.
Could you at least clarify from which version to which version
did you upgrade  ?

>
> Ssh(1) on  normal install does not get any config files.

$ cygcheck -l openssh |grep bin
/usr/bin/slogin
/usr/bin/ssh-keyscan.exe
/usr/bin/ssh-user-config
/usr/bin/sftp.exe
/usr/bin/ssh-host-config
/usr/bin/ssh-copy-id
/usr/bin/ssh.exe
/usr/bin/ssh-keygen.exe
/usr/bin/ssh-add.exe
/usr/bin/scp.exe
/usr/bin/ssh-agent.exe
/usr/sbin/sshd.exe
/usr/sbin/sftp-server.exe
/usr/sbin/ssh-keysign.exe
/usr/sbin/ssh-pkcs11-helper.exe



> When config files are placed at the usual suspect locations, ssh(1) ignores them.
>
> cygrun-host-config -y

this file is not from cygwin
http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=cygrun-host-config

>
> does build the config files, but it cannot complete because the required accounts cannot be created , not even by someone with admin access.  It fails on permisssions.
>
> alias ssh="ssh -2 -I ~/.ssh/id-rsa"
>
> in .bashrc
> does allow ssh to do password-less access to the servers but it breaks on
>
> hg clone ssh://...
>
> which is now totally non-functional.
>
> The two offered downloads of Cygwin are now of greatly reduced utility because the way duties are arranged doesn't allow functioning of the agent or the id mechanism.
>
> Everyone has been advised to hold without updating on Cygwin, and new machines are now being equipped with VMware player and RHEL6.
>
> Michael

what about providing same data like
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html

Usually the file in ~/.ssh should have a 600 permission,
otherwise ssh refuse to use them.
Wich permission do you see ?

Regards
Marco


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