rcp, rsh don't work on Vista?

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Thu May 31 14:31:00 GMT 2007

On 31 May 2007 15:06, Michael Kairys wrote:

> I'm setting up my usual environment on Vista (Ultimate) and I found that the
> Windows versions of rcp and rsh appear not to be distributed with Vista. So
> I turned to the Cygwin versions and found they don't seem to run - although
> all the other Cygwin ports I've used seem to work fine.
> I get: rcp.exe (2140): *** system shared memory version mismatch detected -
> 0x2D1E009C/0x75BE0081. This problem is probably due to using incompatible
> versions of the cygwin DLL. ...
> There are no other versions of the cygwin DLL on my system...
> Please advise; rcp is critical to several scripts I use on a daily basis...

  The most likely situation is that you are mistaken and in fact /do/ have two
copies of the cygwin dll on your system.  Have you rebooted since you last

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