Error running ssh windows binary in cygwin
Thu Jan 23 05:09:00 GMT 2020
Am 22.01.2020 um 23:30 schrieb ravi r:
> Downloading windows git binary from
> and running the contained
> in a cygwin terminal gives this error
> 0 [main] ssh (20916) C:\cygwin64\usr\local\git\usr\bin\ssh.exe: *** fatal
> error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x18033F408/0x180317408.
> This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of
> the cygwin DLL.
> Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
> and delete all but the most recent version. The most recent
> version *should*
> reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
> installed the cygwin distribution. Rebooting is also suggested if you
> are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
> Following directions mentioned in above error message, when I search for
> I find two matches
the first is a 64 bit and the second a 32bit used for cross compilation.
Have you installed every package available ? Why ?
> Went ahead and deleted
> opened a new cygwin terminal and the error from ssh.exe would not go away.
> I know there is a version of git available through cygwin install as
> well which does not
> have these errors. The git.exe which got installed from windows binary
> does not have
> any error in starting up. It is the ssh.exe which comes along with it
> which has the problem.
Have you tried the ssh coming with Cygwin ?
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