GNU screen won't run; "chown tty: no such file or directory"
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue Jun 14 01:03:00 GMT 2011
On 6/13/2011 1:28 AM, Jeff Schenck wrote:
> When trying to run screen, I get the following errors: "chown
> tty: No such file or directory" in the status bar, followed by
> "Sorry, could not find a PTY". Then it exits. I get the same
> error in all terminal types I've tried -- rxvt-native, xterm, and
> mintty. I'm running cygwin version 1.7.9 on a Windows XP (64 bit
> machine). Included is the output of cygcheck -svr. I've looked
> through your docs, mail archives, and Google, but not found a
Works fine for me under the same conditions (although I'm using
W7 and I only tried with mintty). What does 'cygcheck screen' tell
you? What else Cygwin is running at the time?
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>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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