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Re: Change to passwd in cygwin-1.7.10-1 breaks ssh-host-config

On 2/22/2012 12:55 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On Feb 22 09:48, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
On 2/9/2012 3:04 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On Feb 9 01:09, Charles Wilson wrote:
I've uploaded a csih-0.9.5-1 as a 'test' release.  Changes:
Cool, thanks.  Additionally I added the -v option back to passwd so
that older csih scripts don't fail either for that reason.  It's
not visible in the usage but passwd diligently prints the version
information.  I've just generated a snapshot which contains this
change.  See the latest snapshot from
What's the status of this? I saw this error too but I assumed it was
because the machine I was on had two different versions of Cygwin.
Checking my personal machine, on which I only have one version of
Cygwin - 1.7.10, I have the call to passwd -v in
/usr/share/csih/ Also:

$ cygcheck -c csih
Cygwin Package Information
Package              Version        Status
csih                 0.9.4-1        OK
There was no new announcement for csih, right?  So you can safely
assume that nothing new happened.  0.9.5-1 is still in the "test"
category, so you don't get it by default, but you can download it via
setup.exe for testing.

Since there was no new Cygwin release, you can just as safely assume
that the change is only available in the developer snapshots.  Just
give it a try.
I'm trying to update the Cygwin environment for my client and want to get to the latest version. But this one obviously has at least this bug. So they said I should get 1.7.9 as it's more stable. How would I do that? From what I've read briefly you just toggle the previous button but that's like for each package. I tried going to the previous version for this csih and the bug exists there too. So how exactly would I download a consistent set of Cygwin packages for 1.7.9?
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