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Re: cygwin scp -r fails

I confirm the failure.  Also, the 20060301 snapshot works for me.

"scp -r" worked OK for me with cygwin-1.5.18-1.
"scp -r" silently failed with cygwin-1.5.19-4.
I was able to make the problem come and go by copying old or new
cygwin1.dll into /bin.

"scp -r" again works for me with the snapshot from

On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 02:17:38AM +0000, Greg Tokarski wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
> > On Feb 22 23:04, Greg Tokarski wrote:
> > > I just installed the dev. snapshot as suggested by Corinna
> > > > Are you running Cygwin 1.5.19-4?  Anyway, try the latest developer's
> > > > snapshot from  It probably solves your
> > > > problem.
> > > and nothing seems to have changed. And yes, I was on the 1.5.19-4.
> > Sure you installed correctly?  I can not reproduce this.
> > Corinna
> Hi.
> Yes, I am pretty sure I have done it right - just unzipped into the cygwin 
> directory replacing components of etc and usr if I remeber right....
> How can I check if it got applied? I mean aside from maybe the timestamps.
> Anyhow, you are not the only one who cannot replicate it; so I think it really 
> has something to do with windows :(
> I will install on another system and test; but cannot till next week.
> The guys at the "bug central" emailed me back on my bug submit, and they cannot 
> replicate it either.
> There's not many cases of this happening, so I assume it's something weird....
> Oh well... I got a workaround that allows me to do what I need, and if needed I 
> can just wait and see what happens in the next release.
> Thx for trying to help though.
> GT
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