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"/usr/bin/boxes" command fails to run, Windows 10, CYGWIN_NT-10.0 3.0.7(0.338/5/3) 2019-04-30 18:08 x86_64

The "boxes" command fails to run on a Cygwin64 install two weeks ago.

uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-10.0 SOMESERVER 3.0.7(0.338/5/3) 2019-04-30 18:08 x86_64 Cygwin

cygcheck -c boxes
Cygwin Package Information
Package              Version        Status
boxes                1.0.1a-2       OK

echo "hello" | /usr/bin/boxes
boxes: No such file or directory

echo "hello" | /usr/bin/boxes.exe
boxes: No such file or directory

/usr/bin/boxes.exe -help
boxes - draws any kind of box around your text (and removes it)
        (c) Thomas Jensen <>
        Web page:
Usage:  boxes [options] [infile [outfile]]
        -a fmt   alignment/positioning of text inside box [default: hlvt]
        -d name  select box design [default: first one in file]
        -f file  use only file as configuration file
        -h       print usage information
        -i mode  indentation mode [default: box]
        -k bool  kill leading/trailing blank lines on removal or not
        -l       list available box designs w/ samples
        -p fmt   padding [default: none]
        -r       remove box from input
        -s wxh   specify box size (width w and/or height h)
        -t uint  set tab stop distance [default: 8]
        -v       print version information

ls -l /usr/bin/boxes*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 someuser Domain Users 73216 Sep 14  2013 /usr/bin/boxes.exe

cygcheck boxes
Found: C:\cygwin64\bin\boxes.exe
Found: C:\cygwin64\bin\boxes.exe

cygcheck -l boxes

Any ideas appreciated.

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