[Fwd: sshd display]

Roger Wells ROGER.K.WELLS@saic.com
Tue Nov 27 18:02:00 GMT 2007


Thank you. That seems to be it.

Brian Mathis wrote:
> On Nov 26, 2007 10:56 AM, Roger Wells <ROGER.K.WELLS@saic.com> wrote:
>   
>> Please forgive my silence and I really do appreciate your attention to my problem.
>> I originally posted my question on the cygwin-apps list and at Corinna's suggestion I
>> posted it on this list without realizing that I was not subscribed.  I only now have
>> seen your responses as I searched the archives.  I can now provide a specific example
>> of what I am doing.
>>
>> On one cygwin installation:
>> uname -a => CYGWIN_NT-5.1 dac1 1.5.21(0.156/4/2) 2006-07-30 14:21 i686 Cygwin
>>
>> the following command on the linux client:
>> ssh wellsr start foo.exe
>> results in a windows console popping up with the application (foo) running in it.
>> control immediately returns to the linux console.
>>
>> The key to this working is the following script ("start")
>> that runs on the cygwin machine:
>>
>> #!/usr/bin/bash
>> #
>> # There must be no spaces in the title field of the start command
>> # Otherwise, this seems to work, but I don't know how!
>> #
>> #
>> export XAPPLRESDIR="C:\iss60\app-def"
>> cmd /c start /I \ $1\  $2 $3 $4 $5 $6
>>
>> (obviously the last line is the operative one)
>>
>> on another cygwin installation:
>> uname => CYGWIN_NT-5.1 wellsr 1.5.24(0.156/4/2) 2007-01-31 10:57 i686 Cygwin
>>
>> the same sequence launches the application and returns control to the linux
>> console but in this case there is no console window on the cygwin side.  The
>> application appears on the task list but no window exists.
>>
>>     
>
> When the sshd service is installed on the cygwin machine, you must
> make sure that "Interact with desktop" has been enabled.  I suspect it
> was enabled on the one machine, but not the other.  On the system that
> is not working, reinstall the cygwin sshd service, and enable that
> option.
>
>   

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