OpenSSH and user environment: Maybe not initialized correctly

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Sep 27 03:14:00 GMT 2007

Eric Blake wrote:
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> According to Larry Hall (Cygwin) on 9/26/2007 4:05 PM:
>>> $ ll /bin/sh
>>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 illenseer None 8 Nov 10  2006 /bin/sh -> bash.exe
>> Ah.  Well that is wrong.  '/bin/sh' should be a copy of '/bin/bash'.
>> I'd still recommend reinstalling the bash package to see if that creates
>> the proper '/bin/sh'.
> A symlink is okay if you only ever invoke /bin/sh via cygwin apps; it only
> breaks when trying to call sh from native Windows apps, since they don't
> follow symlinks.

I know.  I'm being pedantic but unless the OP has a firm reason for wanting
a link here, I still like to point folks to the path of greatest Cygwin
bliss. ;-)

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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