Build problem with most current cygwin?

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 16 06:23:00 GMT 2012

On Apr 12 14:26, wrote:
> Version is 1.7.12
> ssh-host-config -y was the command  I apologize for pasting/posting misinformation. 
> "* Warning: Creating the user 'cyg_server' failed!  Reason:
> System error 5 has occurred.
> Access is denied.

This happens if you're running the script as normal user or in a
non-elevated shell.  The script obviously needs admin permissions
to create user accounts and/or services.

> I did a new install.  One other upgraded openssh and reversed it.  The version he is running is somewhere between the legacy and the current.    1.7.5 works, 1.7.7 works,  1.7.10 fails on 
> $ hg clone ssh://...
> And 1.7.12 will NOT run sshd on our configurations of Win7 Enterprise, nor will ssh(1) do anything with 
> $ ssh -F <some config file>
> Or  appear to get info from the usual locations....
> michmoor(at)5CB2024JR8 ~
> $ ssh gene3
> michmoor(at)gene3's password:
> michmoor(at)5CB2024JR8 ~
> $ ssh -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa gene3
> Enter passphrase for key '/home/michmoor/.ssh/id_rsa':
> So ssh(1) isn't even reading the default identity file, unless forced.

ssh does not honor the $HOME variable, it uses the info from /etc/passwd.
Is your home dir in /etc/passwd set to /home/michmoor?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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