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Re: cygwin-1.7.10-1 and sshd

On Feb  5 13:50, Harry G McGavran Jr wrote:
> This happens whenever one ssh's from a Linux box to a Windows XP box
> with Cygwin on it.  On login one gets the warning about CYGWIN
> having
> the value "tty" in it.  The users on the windows systems don't
> have CYGWIN set on any of their profiles, .login's .cshrcs's etc. etc.
> BUT, /HKLM/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/services/sshd/Parameters/Environment
> IS set to "ntsec binmode tty" on the Windows XP boxes.

As I wrote before, somebody has created this setting explicitely.  Even
in older versions of the ssh-host-config script, only the "ntsec" setting
was default and that is useless since 1.7, too.  "binmode" also doesn't
exist in 1.7 anymore.  See the User's Guide at

Remove the setting entirely from the registry key and restart the


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