Re: why is hostname(1) output in UPPERCASE?

2003-01-10 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Eric De Mund (03-01-10 08:24 +0100) Why is hostname(1) output in UPPERCASE, when the native Windows 2000 hostname.exe outputs lowercase? Cygwin hostname reads [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\ActiveComputerName] ComputerName=uppercase_name while the native

Re: aspell within cygwin?

2003-01-18 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (03-01-18 15:03 +0100) how can I use aspell in conjunction with Cygwin ./configure make make install (vim)? man aspell man vim Thorsten -- Content-Type: text/explicit; charset=ISO-8859-666 (Parental Advisory) Content-Transfer-Warning: message contains innuendos not

Re: Consistent usage of black on white colors in terminal

2003-01-21 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Jim Kleckner (03-01-21 21:17 +0100) I have mostly gotten my bash colors to display properly with black on white which I find considerably more pleasing than white on black [...] Programs like info, man, and cpan, however, do not know about these switched default colors. I have switched to

Re: Tastatur Problem: rxvt und less/vi

2003-01-23 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (03-01-24 00:22 +0100) Bei mir funktioniert bash super mit rxvt, aber wenn ich less oder vi ausführe, funktioniert die backspace Taste nicht mehr. Ich bekomme nur ^? auf dem Bildschirm. /usr/doc/Cygwin/rxvt-2.7.9.README Thorsten -- Content-Type: text/explicit;

updatedb and /cygdrive/c

2003-01-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Two problems with Cygwin and updatedb: 1. updatedb terminates with /usr/bin/find: . changed during execution of /usr/bin/find. This happens unless called with '--prunepaths=/cygdrive' (/cygdrive is a real directory). 2. I'm calling updatedb with '--prunepaths=/cygdrive /cygdrive/c/CDROM

FYI: Cygwin doesn't work on Windows Server 2003 (RC2)

2003-01-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Just for the record: I couldn't even start a bash shell on Windows Server 2003 (RC2) (this is Windows NT 5.2): 14268635 [unknown (0x3B0)] ? 940 handle_exceptions: Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION 14273671 [unknown (0x3B0)] ? 940 handle_exceptions: Error while dumping state (probably corrupted

Re: SSH and Home

2003-01-27 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Kevin Jones (03-01-27 11:54 +0100) I've just started using the cygwin SSH, mostly to do CVS, and I have a problem with %HOME% No, you've got a problem with $USER/%USERNAME%. I'm logged onto a W2K machine as 'Kevin Jones' [...] Don't do that, it's going to bring you nothing but trouble.

Re: SSH and Home

2003-01-27 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Please do not send email to me and to the list. Thanks. * Igor Pechtchanski (03-01-27 16:37 +0100) On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Kevin Jones (03-01-27 11:54 +0100) I'm logged onto a W2K machine as 'Kevin Jones' [...] Don't do that, it's going to bring you nothing but trouble

Re: DOS - Bash interaction...

2003-01-28 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Soren A (03-01-28 23:31 +0100) [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote around 28 Jan 2003 news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]: Wow, what an attribution novel^Wline... This issue isn't Cygwin specific, since setting of the SHELL environament variable is handled by the shell itself. As such,

Re: rxvt and w3m

2003-01-30 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Marc Vaillant (03-01-30 10:20 +0100) When I render html with w3m using the non-X version of rxvt, I get a segmentation fault (core dumped) using w3m-0.1.9-CYGWIN.i686-cookie-en and rxvt. horizontal and vertical lines show up as ugly little squares. Try CYGWIN=codepage:oem. You may have to

Re: cd'ing to /

2003-01-30 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Virginia Mann (03-01-30 05:36 +0100) My / is mounted at C:\cygwin, which is sensible. The FAQ warns us that making / point at C:\ is a bad idea. */Installing/* Cygwin to C:\ is bad. [massive snip] How do I change my home to the Cygwin root? You don't want that. /etc/profile creates your

$CDPATH bug in zsh

2003-01-30 Thread Thorsten Kampe
zsh doesn't evaluate the root directory ('/') if it is in $CDPATH. I tested this under SuSE 8.1 and it works as supposed, so this seems to be a Cygwin-zsh bug. Have a look at the example[1] ('**' is my prompt). Thorsten -- [1] zsh - the Z shell 4.0.6 ** CDPATH=/

Re: Problems with find

2003-01-31 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (03-01-31 09:57 +0100) I trie to search file with find an didn't find all the file which should be found I search for all file starting with 1000 an the file 1000.zip in the diretory 1000 is not found $ find . -name 1000\* find -type f -name '1000*' ./1000.zip ./1000

Re: CygWin Installation

2003-01-31 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* subensky (03-01-31 16:58 +0100) In over 30 years of computer/it experience I have never seen anything as convoluted and difficult to use as your CygWin download/installer. Yeah, clicking seven times [Next], once [OK] and selecting a mirror *is* difficult, indeed. Thorsten --

Re: logis as root?

2003-02-04 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Salvo (03-02-04 23:32 +0100) I know that the nice cygwin isn't Unix, but there is a manner to be root? I use it in Windows XP as administrator with name salvo, but if I run xdm cygwin says: $ xdm Only root wants to run xdm Is I type su it says: $ su su: user root does not exist

Re: 'hostname' now returns lower case

2003-02-08 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Lynn Wilson (03-02-08 05:53 +0100) I'm now running cygwin 1.3.19-1. I've recently noticed that a bash script that previously worked is failing. The problem is that the 'hostname' command used to return an upper case machine name. It now returns a lower case name. Which is correct?

Re: Running Win32 apps in program files from a script

2005-10-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* zzapper (2005-10-19 14:21 +0100) What ever I did, my script/app got upset by the spaces in path 'program files' etc I ended up using a mount c:\program files\SQLyog Enterprise on /sqlyog type system (binmode) Then could use /sqlyog/sja.exe That works just fine. Was that the

Re: python problems with dos lineendings in python-scripts

2005-10-22 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* marco (2005-10-21 19:27 +0100) i can not run any python scripts with dos lineendings. Works for me. Probably a classical Problem exists between chair and computer issue? if i run such scripts i get stupid syntax error messages from python. But you forgot to tell us this stupid syntax error

Re: zsh as login shell

2005-10-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3 (2005-10-24 11:11 +0100) I would like to have on my Windoze desktop an Icon for zsh running under Cygwin, similar to the standard Cygwin Icon which runs a bash login shell, so that I can choose whether to get a window using bash or using zsh. mkzsh It works

Re: zsh as login shell

2005-10-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Urgh, /top-posting/, * Václav Haisman (2005-10-24 13:35 +0100) What about editing /etc/passwd? That's only used for remote logins (ssh, etc.) -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html Documentation:

Re: zsh as login shell

2005-10-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3 (2005-10-24 13:49 +0100) What about editing /etc/passwd? Pesonally, I use customized cygwin.bat. How exactly would this work? After all, we are talking about Windows Batch skripts, don't we? And they are not aware of /etc/passwd. But maybe I didn't get

Re: zsh as login shell

2005-10-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Igor Pechtchanski (2005-10-24 16:36 +0100) On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3 wrote: I would like to have on my Windoze desktop an Icon for zsh running under Cygwin... [snip] Zsh considers itself a login shell iff it is called under a name starting with a dash. [snip]

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-25 18:55 +0100) Greetings I would like to be able to have a portable version of cygwin in my Flash Drive. I have been able to do it but it requires that I enter some registry entries such as: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\mounts v2\/]

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-26 00:45 +0100) Quoting Igor Pechtchanski [EMAIL PROTECTED]: See man mount. Please, please, please don't manipulate the registry directly if you want to stay portable. You can easily create a batch file to reproduce the mounts properly. ... User mounts is the

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 15:37 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 10:26:36AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-26 00:45 +0100) Quoting Igor Pechtchanski [EMAIL PROTECTED]: See man mount. Please, please, please don't manipulate the registry directly if you want

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Igor Pechtchanski (2005-10-26 16:13 +0100) On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote: On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 10:26:36AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-26 00:45 +0100) Quoting Igor Pechtchanski [EMAIL PROTECTED]: See man mount. Please, please, please don't

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Svend Sorensen (2005-10-25 23:59 +0100) On 10/25/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would like to be able to have a portable version of cygwin in my Flash Drive. I have been able to do it but it requires that I enter some registry entries such as:

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Chris Taylor (2005-10-26 17:38 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 15:37 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 10:26:36AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-26 00:45 +0100) Quoting Igor Pechtchanski [EMAIL PROTECTED]: See man mount. Please

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 17:40 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 05:16:56PM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 15:37 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 10:26:36AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2005-10-26 00:45 +0100) Quoting Igor Pechtchanski

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Dave Korn (2005-10-26 17:48 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 15:37 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 10:26:36AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: Try regedit /s in a batch (instead of double clicking). This sometimes works. Or, I dunno, if that works, you could just

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Dave Korn (2005-10-26 19:45 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Chris Taylor (2005-10-26 17:38 +0100) Problem with that is that if the sysadmin knows what he's doing, it only takes about 4 seconds to block off almost all possible ways of actually editing the registry... Definitely

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Dave Korn (2005-10-26 19:34 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Dave Korn (2005-10-26 17:48 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 15:37 +0100) Or, I dunno, if that works, you could just use mount and forget about regedit entirely. It's a crazy idea, I know. I wonder

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2005-10-26 19:26 +0100) On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 06:22:22PM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote: I did not know that I could successfully /use/ the mount program (for creating mount tables when no mount tables are available and hklm/hkcu/cygnus solutions doesn't exist. (When you try

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-27 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Chris Taylor (2005-10-27 12:43 +0100) Brian Dessent wrote: Chris Taylor wrote: Oh, I agree, but Thorsten was under the impression that regedit /s would work when regedit itself was disabled - this is blatantly not the case. That's /exactly/ the case. I've been to Internet Cafes where I

Re: AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

2005-10-28 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Dave, Chris, * Chris Taylor (2005-10-27 10:59 +0100) Dave Korn wrote: Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Chris Taylor (2005-10-26 17:38 +0100) Problem with that is that if the sysadmin knows what he's doing, it only takes about 4 seconds to block off almost all possible ways of actually editing

Re: bash shell not responding

2005-11-16 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Wayne Willcox (2005-11-15 19:57 +0100) You know that top-posting is evil? What do you mean by open a batch file? He wrote the batch file. Probably the cygwin.bat. Make people's life more fun by letting them guess is his motto... -- Unsubscribe info:

Re: Persisting values of environment variables

2005-11-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Nate Meyer (2005-11-23 18:27 +0100) I'm trying to change the value of $HOME. If I do something like export HOME=c:/whatever $HOME is changed for that session. But after Cygwin is closed and restarted You cannot start or close Cygwin... $HOME is set back to the default /home/user. Sure,

Re: Cygwin logo

2005-12-05 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Denis Washington (2005-12-04 18:04 +0100) I thought it would be nice to polish the Cygwin logo a bit. That's what I did. You can see the result under the adress: http://www.ultimum-projekt.de/cygwin.png WOW Looks very good... -- Unsubscribe info:

Re: Cygwin logo

2005-12-07 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Denis Washington (2005-12-07 19:10 +0100) My big question now is: who will i have to talk about the logo? I'd like to propose it as new Cygwin logo. Probably to Cristopher 'the man' Faylor or Corinna 'the woman' Vinschen (see http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#faq.what.who) -- Unsubscribe info:

Re: Cygwin logo

2005-12-07 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2005-12-07 19:59 +0100) On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 07:42:27PM +, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Denis Washington (2005-12-07 19:10 +0100) My big question now is: who will i have to talk about the logo? I'd like to propose it as new Cygwin logo. Probably to Cristopher 'the man

Re: cygwin's files are read-only under normal windows shell

2005-12-21 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Tyler Spivey (2005-12-21 07:25 +0100) Hello. I've noticed an odd problem with cygwin. When I create a file, e.g. with wget or something similar, the read-only button in windows explorer is set to partialy checked. Is there any way I can prevent this behaviour and allow executable files,

Re: Chinese file names are displayed as '??' when 'ls'

2006-02-05 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* LiuYan (2006-02-03 15:46 +0100) Hi all: When I using 'ls' to list the files in a directory, the chinese file names are becomes '??'. But, when I press TAB after I typed 'ls', the Chinese file names are displayed correctly. Sample outputs:

Re: Scrollback working differently?

2006-02-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Ken Shaffer (2006-02-19 00:55 +0100) I have DOS window sized that a scrollback is present, start bash, do several ls's then scroll back. The problem is that when I type, instead of the cursor being automatically positioned to the end of the scrollback (essentially making the screen appear

Re: [Newbie] Opening Files in a Folder

2006-02-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Michael Banks (2006-02-25 03:41 +0100) Suppose I have a folder on the desktop that contains a number of files. I would like to select only the .jpg files and then open them in a) a particular app if possible, or b) whatever app is associated with the .jpg extension. Wrap your lines. I

Re: bash: tab completion failure from (but not at) /

2004-05-11 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2004-05-11 08:25 +0100) Just lately (all recent snapshots including 20040510) I'm noticing a failure with tab completion for pathnames beginning /. Thus, I would expect, and in the past have achieved ls /hoTAB ls /home/ or md5sum /usTABlocTAB

Re: ssmpt

2004-05-09 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Brian Dessent (2004-05-08 19:27 +0100) alex hardy wrote: I am about to use cygwin on a win2k box the only programme I am likely to use is ssmpt. Since I have bben advised that least is more principle I would like any feedback to suggest any other downlods that may be useful with ssmpt.

Re: Why I can see windows drives?

2004-05-09 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Peng Yu (2004-05-08 21:33 +0100) When I run df, I got. [...] When I run ls -a /, I can see the directory cygdrive. BTW, when I run locate abc, it only searchs with the directory of cygwin. How can I make it search all the harddrives on my computer? Additional to Brian Dessent's reply I

Re: Gnu Screen

2004-04-27 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Antony Baxter (2004-04-27 12:20 +0100) Hello, Sorry if this is slightly off-topic for this mailing list, but I've been following with interest the progress of getting Gnu Screen (1) to work 100% under Cygwin, on the Screen mailing list (2). When I last tried it, everything worked

Re: Questions About Telnet Daemon DOS Commands

2004-04-29 Thread Thorsten Kampe
[Snip bottom full quote] * Tennis Smith (2004-04-29 00:36 +0100) OK, so there is no way to access the DOS command line remotely via Cygwin? First: don't use Telnet, use ssh. Second: why shouldn't you be able to issue DOS commands/displays (whatever that may mean)? Can you do it in a normal

Re: Is This Impossible?

2004-05-01 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Tennis Smith (2004-05-01 01:34 +0100) I have the need to remotely access Windows via an expect app (on Unix) and run various DOS commands and possibly start/stop Windows applications too. Based on earlier conversations on this mailer, it doesn't look like it can be done by telnetting into

Re: Is This Impossible?

2004-05-01 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* GMANE (2004-05-01 16:04 +0100) Thorsten Kampe [EMAIL PROTECTED] news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * Tennis Smith (2004-05-01 01:34 +0100) I have the need to remotely access Windows via an expect app (on Unix) and run various DOS commands and possibly start/stop Windows applications too. Based

updatedb error

2004-05-15 Thread Thorsten Kampe
With the latest Cygwin snapshot (and probably since quite a few previous versions) I'm expecting the dreaded /usr/bin/find: ./.. changed during execution of /usr/bin/find error again when running updatedb. I could confirm this on three fully patched Windows XP machines running the latest Cygwin

Re: ncpfs?

2004-05-15 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Brandon W. Saxe (2004-05-15 17:16 +0100) We run novell at work No, you don't. It's called NetWare. and I hate it. You hate something you don't even know by name? I am using ncpfs on a linux box to mount shares. Good choice. On the other hand SMB/CIFS (Samba), AppleTalk and NFS are

Re: updatedb error

2004-05-15 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2004-05-15 18:21 +0100) On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 10:58:51AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote: On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 02:25:23PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote: Anyone with a solution or some hints/explanation? If you compile your own cygwin, please try the patch in http

Re: updatedb error

2004-05-15 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2004-05-15 19:19 +0100) On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 06:49:51PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Christopher Faylor (2004-05-15 18:21 +0100) On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 10:58:51AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote: On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 02:25:23PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote: Anyone

Re: Problem with home installation

2004-05-23 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* John Williams (2004-05-23 03:39 +0100) I have been using cygwin at work for almost a year now and haven't had a single problem with it. Now, I want to work from home on occasion, so I am trying to duplicate my work environment at home. Both machines have Win XP. The installation at

Re: cron dying in Windows but not in Cygwin

2004-05-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Robert Pollard (2004-05-26 18:33 +0100) I have a bit of a problem where when we launch cron from the command line after a few days it dies in Windows but is still visible in Cygwin. Beg your pardon? Your sentence doesn't make sense to me. Currently, I run a script that launches

Re: cron dying in Windows but not in Cygwin

2004-05-27 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Dave Korn (2004-05-27 11:26 +0100) * Robert Pollard (2004-05-26 18:33 +0100) I have a bit of a problem where when we launch cron from the command line after a few days it dies in Windows but is still visible in Cygwin. Beg your pardon? Your sentence doesn't make sense to me.

Re: problem with ssh-user-config on Win XP

2004-05-28 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* vdu (2004-05-28 11:59 +0100) This is a mailinglist and no newsgroup. I am using outook express to read what you call a mailinglist, and in OE they call it newsgroup! In OE they call mailing lists mailing lists and newsgroups newsgroups. OE is able to read both: mail and news (and does an

Re: nmap, Compile Problem

2004-05-28 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Jack Polimer (2004-05-28 15:01 +0100) I attempted to compile nmap using the UNIX source code, but ran into problems. Has anyone the compiled nmap UNIX source under cygwin? Won't work, use the windows version. -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem

Re: rxvt + screen

2004-06-02 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Alain SABBAN (2004-06-02 08:48 +0100) I'm quite new to Cygwin. I've googled a bit for my question but didn't find any answer, so sorry if this is a basic question. I'd like to avoid multiple terminal windows on my screen since I've to connect to several hosts. I'm looking for a tabbed

Re: rxvt + screen

2004-06-02 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Christopher Faylor (2004-06-02 17:03 +0100) On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 09:50:23AM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Alain SABBAN (2004-06-02 08:48 +0100) I'm quite new to Cygwin. I've googled a bit for my question but didn't find any answer, so sorry if this is a basic question. I'd like to avoid

Re: PATH and HOME in cygwin

2004-06-02 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* David Fay (2004-06-02 13:50 +0100) I am trying to set my PATH and HOME in cygwin. Why? Didn't you have these yet? Didn't you like them? Under the /etc/profile file it says to change the bashrc.bash file and I have amended this but still no change. You didn't read a few lines more in

Re: PATH and HOME in cygwin

2004-06-02 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Chris Carlson (2004-06-02 21:47 +0100) I understand your frustration, but your experience is not everyone's. Frustration? So far, I've installed cygwin on 7 different machines. One Windows 98, two Windows XP and at least 4 Windows 2000 systems. Of the seven, all were installed from the

Re: Changing the default user for an ssh login

2004-06-05 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Gregg C Levine (2004-06-05 18:50 +0100) I have a question. How can I change the default user of the Cygwin version of SSH from my login name to that of the host that I am going to be logging into? In this case it is a Linux box, and the user is root. Examining the man page for this

Re: Changing the default user for an ssh login

2004-06-05 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Larry Hall (2004-06-05 19:04 +0100) At 12:50 PM 6/5/2004, you wrote: Hello from Gregg C Levine I have a question. How can I change the default user of the Cygwin version of SSH from my login name to that of the host that I am going to be logging into? In this case it is a Linux box, and the

Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated Cygwin Package: python-2.3.4-1

2004-06-12 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Jason Tishler (2004-06-11 20:17 +0100) New News: === I have updated the version of Python to 2.3.4-1. The tarballs should be available on a Cygwin mirror near you shortly. The following is the only notable change since the previous release: o upgrade to Python 2.3.4 Old

temp directory handling in Cygwin (bash/zsh)

2004-06-12 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Is there a change in the handling of the $TMP directory in recent Cywin?! I never set this environment variable in my .zshrc or .bashrc and nevertheless it alway pointed to /tmp (or at at least all Cygwin applications I used created their temp files in /tmp. Now I noticed that $TMP points to

Re: home directory.

2004-06-16 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Chris W (2004-06-16 22:13 +0100) Larry Hall wrote: Look at 'etc/defaults/etc/profile'. It explains how Cygwin looks for and determines what to set HOME to. You should be able to track what's going on from there. From what I read there it seems it is setting home based on the values of

Re: locate lacks -r regular expression flag in Cygwin

2004-06-16 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Keith Christian (2004-06-17 00:16 +0100) I'm running this version of Cygwin: CYGWIN_NT-5.1 den-aet-xpw002 1.5.5(0.94/3/2) 2003-09-20 16:31 i686 unknown unknown Cygwin on Windows XP Pro. On Linux, I use the -r flag to search for regular expressions as shown below: $ locate

Re: Delete key... was home directory.

2004-06-17 Thread Thorsten Kampe
and all application programs can be | configured such that the backspace key indeed does function as a | 'delete previous character' key. `--- * Chris W (2004-06-17 06:11 +0100) Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Chris W (2004-06-16 22:13 +0100) Now if I could just figure out why, when I hit

Re: Ctrl-Z fails to suspend Windows programs

2004-06-17 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Peter A. Castro (2004-06-17 22:13 +0100) On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, John Cooper wrote: The point is that it's not about cygwin-vs-windoze apps. It's about apps-that-use-console-stdin-and-stdout vs. apps-that-display-a-gui; those that show a gui could usefully be detached, but those that

Re: Delete key... was home directory.

2004-06-18 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* GARY VANSICKLE (2004-06-18 07:23 +0100) Am I the only one that thinks reading a 12 page document, and possibly editing 5 different config files is a hell of a lot of work just to get the delete key to work?!?!?! You want to make the delete key delete in bash? No, he just wants the

Re: Accessing Cygwin from a LAN PC

2004-06-21 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* zzapper (2004-06-21 22:39 +0200) Sorry bet this is a Cygwin chestnut. I would like to access CygWin on my PC from other PCs on our LAN. You cannot access Cygwin but you can access certain services running against cygwin1.dll: ftpd, proftpd, telnetd, sshd. I guess VNC , but which flavour?

Re: CYGWIN/BASH CHMOD on W9x.

2004-06-21 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2004-06-21 21:43 +0200) FYIPlease be patientI am a NEWBIE using the CYGWIN/BASH environment. I did use UNIX, but that was many years ago (pre 1985) and I have a lot to re-learn. FYI, please use linebreaks at about 70 characters otherwise your reader has to scroll

Re: Windows 2003 Compatibility

2004-06-22 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Jerry Whitaker (2004-06-22 17:41 +0200) Hello. We are using Cygwin here at Publix Super Markets and are in the process of upgrading our servers to Windows 2003 Server. Which version of the product is certified for Windows 2003 Server? Non. *chuckle* Which version is supported under

Re: Uninstalling cygwin

2004-06-22 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2004-06-23 01:56 +0200) A colleague at work is having some problems that are starting to look as though they're due to a permission problem. I note that the FAQ at http://cygwin.com/faq.html says that Cygwin has no automatic uninstall facility. Since setup lets you

Re: fresh install questions

2004-06-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Erik Weibust (2004-06-25 16:45 +0200) I just had my XP machine at work rebuilt and the first thing I went to install was cygwin. I went with a complete everything install. Not so clever. You won't need anything so this approach will obfuscate your problem. The problem is the same one I've

Re: bash closes immediatly (other shells too)

2004-06-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Henrik Badekow (2004-06-25 11:26 +0200) I just installed cygwin on my computer. I have been using it on other computers since quite a while ago. This time I cant start it after the installation. It just closes after about 2 seconds. This fact cannot be due to a problem with the bash, cause

Re: Setting up cygwin so other users can run processes on my computer

2004-06-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Rajiv Chopra (2004-06-25 17:10 +0200) I'm a bit of a novice to cygwin, but after installing it on my PC, I was very pleased with the ability to compile my C++ code with g++ and get faster runtimes than on our SUN servers at work. Are you sure of that? For instance Cygwin executables are

Re: fresh install questions

2004-06-25 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Chris Carlson (2004-06-25 19:03 +0200) I noticed you said installing everything was not a good idea. Yet the web page suggest it if you want all the products. Yes, sure if you /really/ want everything, then you should install everything. But believe me, someone who opens his passwd file

Re: error installing sshd on win2k3

2004-07-09 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Sam Edge (2004-07-09 10:18 +0200) I am installing sshd on win2k3. Windows 2300?! Microsoft must be /really/ confident about this version of the OS. ;-) No, win2k3 is win20003. But I admire people like PJ that are not afraid that people will laugh at them - just for the sake of saving one

Re: rsync very slow, but not a network issue

2004-07-13 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Alexis Gallagher (2004-07-12 19:46 +0200) I am finding that rsync+ssh is giving extremely slow file transfers. But this slowdown is hitting not when it needs to send data over the network, but when it applies the rsync algorithm which is supposed to be faster than sending all the data

Re: cygwin: /proc and /cygdrive insvisible

2004-07-13 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Oliver Geisen (2004-07-13 08:26 +0200) is there a reason (i bet there is :-) why the /proc and /cygdrive directory isn't visible when ls -l / ? cd / mkdir proc cygdrive Sounds easy. But unfortunately it doesn't work for the /proc. The command executes but after that there is still no

Re: cygwin: /proc and /cygdrive insvisible

2004-07-13 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Corinna Vinschen (2004-07-13 14:21 +0200) On Jul 13 13:30, Thorsten Kampe wrote: * Oliver Geisen (2004-07-13 08:26 +0200) is there a reason (i bet there is :-) why the /proc and /cygdrive directory isn't visible when ls -l / ? cd / mkdir proc cygdrive Sounds easy. But unfortunately

Re: cygwin: /proc and /cygdrive insvisible

2004-07-14 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* GARY VANSICKLE (2004-07-14 04:50 +0200) Mit freundlichen Grüssen, ? With friendly Grüssen. Thanks for the translation ;-). I just wanted to point him to the conclusion that his mail template is a bit unappropriate for an english speaking mailing list. Thorsten -- Unsubscribe info:

Re: Firewall issue

2004-07-14 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Michael Sullivan (2004-07-14 02:16 +0200) I hope someone can help me. I'm using Cygwin on an old PC with 1.2gig hard drive and 24MB RAM (pathetic I know.) I'm using the PC as a holding area for backups so that I don't have to write the backups to CD every day. The network card in the PC

Re: Whack-a-Mole: Purging Cygnus from Registry

2004-07-18 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Dave Korn (2004-07-16 19:26 +0200) Thanks! There were 26 instances of cygwin1.dll on the machine. A new cygwin-list world record! Which Cygwin do you want to run today? -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports:

ncurses not found when compiling various packages

2004-07-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
Hi, I often get the message from configure scripts for applications that are curses-based that no ncurses could be found (although it actually is installed[1] and many applications happily use it) What's going wrong and how can I point the configure script to my ncurses dlls? Any environment

Re: ncurses not found when compiling various packages

2004-07-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Corinna Vinschen (2004-07-19 13:57 +0200) On Jul 19 13:47, Thorsten Kampe wrote: I often get the message from configure scripts for applications that are curses-based that no ncurses could be found (although it actually is installed[1] and many applications happily use it) What's going

Re: rsync hangs (v2.6.2-1 on both Cygwin and Fedora)

2004-07-24 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Clif J. Smith (2004-07-24 07:48 +0200) I'm trying to rsync data from a WinXP system running Cygwin to a Fedora Core 2 system. When running the following command from my Fedora system, it'll build a file list for a while, but never actually sync anything and complete: # /usr/bin/rsync

Re: Command-Line Mail Client?

2005-02-22 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 12:29:33 -0800, Mike Dillinger wrote: Hello, I was wondering if there is a command-line mail client for Cygwin? I was looking for something along the lines of 'mail' or 'mailx' found in Linux distros. ssmtp, mutt -- Unsubscribe info:

Re: Black letters on white background?

2005-05-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Wed, 18 May 2005 11:21:59 +0200, Martin Mrazek wrote: I can find it neither in FAQ nor in documentation, so sorry for the simple question: How can I switch the default Cygwin colours? Cygwin doesn't have colours. I need black letters on white background... Depends on the Terminal

Re: Cygwin installing too much stuff

2005-05-19 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Tue, 17 May 2005 14:31:45 -0700, Brandon J. Van Every wrote: I have a reasonably healthy Cygwin installation that I typically use to build various HLL compilers. One of these compilers needed the zip tool in order to be built. So I fired up Cygwin and clicked to install zip. Well,

Re: How to create . files

2005-05-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Wed, 25 May 2005 23:15:36 +0430, Alireza Ghasemi wrote: I tried to create some hidden-Linux like files such as .bashrc but Windows did not allow me and said You must type a file name. Windows allows that. You probably used the wrong tool. How can I solve this? Thanks Use another tool.

Re: PATH oddity

2005-05-26 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Wed, 25 May 2005 11:58:45 -0700, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote: On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 11:28:43AM -0700, Karl M wrote: Hi All... While looking at my PATH environment variable (in response to the recent postings about sshd and environment variables), I noticed that . was included.

Re: Size of CygWin Display Font

2005-06-01 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Tue, 31 May 2005 15:24:42 -0500, Khadhrawi, Mohammad wrote: I am a new user of CygWin.  I've just finished installing it. Now, I want to change (enlarge) the size of the CygWin display font. I did some readings on your web site and others.  I found that I need .profile or .bashrc files. 

Re: Python problem

2005-06-01 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Wed, 1 Jun 2005 17:43:04 +0430, Alireza Ghasemi wrote: At the last phase of compiling python I got this error: k:\SuSE.src\Python-2.2\python.exe (1456): *** unable to remap E:\Cygwin\bin\cygssl-0.9.7.dll to same address as parent(0xCE) != 0xCF828 [main] python 2988 fork_parent:

Re: /home dir missing

2005-06-02 Thread Thorsten Kampe
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 12:27:45 +, Richard Copley wrote: On 02/06/05, prashanthu baragur [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Am a newbie to cygwin. Am trying to install cygwin as per the procedure in the web. http://cplus.about.com/od/compilersandides/l/aa061204a.htm Wow, seven pages of

Re: running programs using cygwin1.dll

2003-02-11 Thread Thorsten Kampe
* Matt Armstrong (03-02-11 22:57 +0100) Christopher Faylor [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 10:07:35AM -0700, Matt Armstrong wrote: Is there a windows or cygwin way of telling when cygwin1.dll is no longer used by any running processes? ps? Duh, I never realized ps only

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