Reliable old script loses data on new Cygwin installation

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Nov 15 01:47:00 GMT 2007

Lewis Hyatt wrote:
>> These machines have an anti-virus program, but the same one I have 
>> been using for the past two or three years.  The filenames either have 
>> no extension, or ".txt".
> That's most likely the problem anyway, what happens if you turn it off?

This is possible, particularly if the AV program has been updated.  If so,
turning it off is typically not enough to avoid the problems introduced by
it though.  You may need to uninstall it (and reboot) to completely rule it

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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