scp just spews usage

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Nov 29 04:19:00 GMT 2010

On 11/27/2010 1:56 PM, Ken Jackson wrote:
> On 11/27/2010 09:28 AM, Brian Wilson wrote:
>> I had a similar issue. It seems that some updates do not complete
>> successfully under the circumstances you describe. I suspect there is an
>> issue with shells failing to run successfully as I often have to try
>> several times before I can get Cygwin to open a bash shell successfully.
>> Others require a reboot (and you need to watch the messages for this
>> information).
> I find that I get best results if I first run the windows command (from
> either CMD or bash):
> net stop sshd
> and then exit all bash shells and cygwin apps, and then run Cywin setup.exe.
> I then restart with:
> net start sshd
> If you are running other services, like cron, you would have to stop them
> similarly.

Absolutely.  You either must do this or reboot at the end of the
installation.  Either works.

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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