Fwd: asqlcmd hangs in cygwin
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Jan 12 22:46:00 GMT 2015
On 01/12/2015 05:14 PM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 1/12/2015 10:05 PM, ravi r wrote:
>> The asqlcmd part of Advantage Database installation when invoked
>> in c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe with no arguments displays a prompt
>> as expected:
>> c:\Program Files (x86)\Advantage 11.10\ARC>asqlcmd
>> asqlcmd -? for usage information.
>> :quit to exit.
>> :help for available commands.
>> The same command when invoked from cygwin hangs forever:
>> $ type asqlcmd
>> asqlcmd is hashed (/cygdrive/c/Program FIles (x86)/Advantage
>> $ asqlcmd
The common work-around for this issue is to use cmd.exe as the console
and then run whatever shell you want to run. This limits Linux-like
terminal emulation but avoids Windows console-dependent behaviour, which
is what asqlcmd is looking for.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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