cygwin-1.7 sshd/ssh-host-config install issues on Vista

Herb Maeder
Sat Oct 18 00:38:00 GMT 2008

On 17 Oct 2008 20:06:35 EDT, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 12:50:48PM -0700, Herb Maeder wrote:
> >2. (Vista/XP) The tcp_wrappers dependency is missing in openssh/setup.hint
> >
> >Sincd sshd.exe depends on cygwrap-0.dll, the tcp_wrappers package must be
> >installed in order to avoid this error when starting up the sshd service:
> >
> >   $ cygrunsrv --start sshd
> >   cygrunsrv: Error starting a service: QueryServiceStatus:  Win32 error
> >1062: The service has not been started.
> >
> >But the tcp_wrappers package is not listed as a dependency in the openssh
> >setup.hint file.
> libwrap0 is listed as an openssh dependency and that's where
> cygwrap-0.dll comes from.  Relying on tcp_wrappers would not be correct.

Correct you are, I failed to notice that cygwrap-0.dll was in a library of
its own.  Thanks for the correction.

> AFAICT, setup.ini is correct.

setup.ini is correct.  setup-2.ini is not.


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