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Re: TTY and sshpass
Thank you so much for this temporary workaround. I tried setting up cygwin
and sshpass on a coworker's machine, and we spent half the day getting
frustrated with it. I finally updated it on my machine, and realized
something must have broke between when I installed mine, and when we
Anyway, tried your fix, and we're back in business.
Corinna Vinschen-2 wrote:
> On Feb 10 18:03, Sylvain Archenault wrote:
>> > On 2/9/2012 7:46 PM, Sylvain Archenault wrote:
>> > I've been using sshpass (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sshpass/) for
>> > while and it stopped working after I updated cygwin to the last version
>> > 1.7.10-1 (was wokring with 1.7.9).
>> I'm going to contact sshpass author.
> Apart from the fact that sshpass is a very dangerous package for your
> security, and that you should prefer using public keys over using
> sshpass, this seems to be not exactly a sshpass problem. Rather it's a
> change in the 1.7.10 Cygwin DLL which triggers this behaviour.
> As a temporary workaround, try this patch to sshpass:
> --- main.c.orig 2012-02-11 11:22:44.563278057 +0100
> +++ main.c 2012-02-11 11:16:26.220409437 +0100
> @@ -265,7 +265,8 @@ int runprogram( int argc, char *argv )
> // This line makes the ptty our controlling tty. We do not
> otherwise need it open
> slavept=open(name, O_RDWR );
> - close( slavept );
> + //close( slavept );
> + open ("/dev/tty", O_RDWR);
> close( masterpt );
> Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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