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Re: cygwin, hmm throw me a bone..

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On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 07:26:36PM +0100, David Dindorp wrote:
>Hi Christopher;
>If you could answer a quick question for me, I'd be very happy..
>I'm having a problem with a bunch of scripts and programs running under
>After upgrading cygwin to the newest version (as of today), "ls" seems
>to put the console in a deadlock.
>I'm not sure if you want or need this problem, so I'd like to ask you:
>1. Where do I take this problem? :)
>2. Where do I download an older version of cygwin (which seems to work
>(I need to download it again because I need some packages that I don't
>lying around, unfortunately).
>If you'd like to help out yourself, which I in no way expect you to,
>here's what happens:
>'ls -l' hangs the console (running bash) when cwd is '/cygdrive/c'.
>ls -l when cwd is '/' doesn't crash anything.
>Same happens with a bunch of other directories.
>The output from the two commands are identical (it's the same
>except that the 'ls -l /' one says
>'Administrator' / 'mkpasswd' as user/group, the other says
>'???????' / '???????'..
>If you'd like any other information or anything at all, I'd be happy to
>provide you with it.
>My apologies if you consider it rude mailing you with this, but I don't
>have a clue where to take it and you were my best bet :-)
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