Corinna Vinschen
Tue Oct 16 15:08:00 GMT 2007

On Oct 16 23:37, thefinn wrote:
> I've noticed rsh doesn't seem to work on cygwin. It gives the following 
> error:
> $ rsh -l thefinn ls
>    5 [main] rsh 12 C:\cygwin\bin\rsh.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't 
> dynamically determine load address for 'rcmd' (handle 0x73A80000), Win32 
> error 127

You're running Windows Vista, I assume.  I wouldn't have to assume
that if you would have added the necessary information by yourself:

Anyway, Microsoft removed the obsolete and always undocumented
rcmd/rexec and rresvport interfaces from WinSock beginning with
Windows Vista.

> Can someone tell me a good fix for this or point me in the right direction 
> of one?

Use ssh instead of the unsecure rsh protocol.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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