ssh - Could not create directory 'c/.ssh'.

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Wed May 11 14:46:00 GMT 2011


On 5/11/2011 6:44 AM, Tim Allen wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have happily used Cygwin ssh from "DOS" command prompt for many years but
> on upgrading to V1.7 get this error message. Further info:
>
> OS: Vista
>
> /etc/passwd line:
> tda:unused_by_nt/2000/xp:1000:513:U-laptop1\tda,S-1-5-21-2414507100-3802266639-3593817948-1000:/home/tda:/bin/bash
>
>
> The interesting thing is that if I open up a second command prompt and run an
> arbitrary cygwin command (like "less filename"). ssh successfully finds
> /home/tda/.ssh (but only for so long as that second command is running).
>
> I suspect this is something to do with the changes to mounts, but so far I've
> been unable to find a fix.

I think we need more information about what you're actually doing and what
your configuration is.  Please review the problem reporting guidelines found
here:

> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html


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Larry

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