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Re: Can cygwin replace win-bash under Windows 7?
On 04/15/11 03:05, BazookaJo wrote:
Your question is unclear. Your "bash" script is one line. AFAICT that
one line would run equally well in just plain ole cmd. (cmd can do echo,
pipes and redirection). I suspect your question is more about win-bash's
nc, which seems to be a simple way to sent a command to a port on a
machine which even telnet can do though I'm not sure in a scriptable
fashion. Perl and Expect, etc. can accomplish this quite easily though
(and Cygwin has both of them).
Sorry guys - in my original post I was suggesting replacing win-bash with
Powershell, when I am looking to replace win-bash with cygwin, but post
I have been playing around with an industrial Linux-powered scanner, and
was making okay progress under XP.
This was made easier as I just ran some of the bash scripts through
Since moving to Windows 7 of course this no longer works, even if I
disable UAC completely - just echos on screen with no errors....
I can only guess that the reason is that win-bash no longer works with
My question is will cygwin fill the gap?
i.e. if this is my win-bash script what would the cygwin equivalent look
like, or am I barking up the wrong tree?
echo !TC | C:/win-bash/nc 184.108.40.206 80 > ScanFile.dta
p.s. nc = netcat and I know I need an alternative sooner rather than
Very many thanks in advance
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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