[ANNOUNCEMENT] sshfs 3.7.2-1

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Mon Apr 4 05:03:58 GMT 2022

Am 04.04.2022 um 01:20 schrieb Mark Geisert:
> Hi Thomas,
> Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> Am 03.04.2022 um 08:48 schrieb Mark Geisert:
>>> The following package has been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
>>> * sshfs-3.7.2-1
>>> This is a port of the reference version of sshfs.  It allows access to
>>> local or remote file folders via an ssh (more precisely, sftp) 
>>> connection.
>>> The folder appears as a local folder on the user's system.
>>> Sshfs requires cygfuse and a Windows FUSE provider to function.
>>> Please send questions or concerns to the main Cygwin mailing list as 
>>> usual.
>> Thanks for building this package.
> You're welcome.  Thank YOU for your patience.
>>> cygfuse: initialization failed: winfsp-x64.dll not found
>> I suggest to add a hint to WinFSP installation to this message.
> I had thought the hint on the cygfuse announcement was enough :-) But 
> no trouble to add it on any FUSE apps that are ported. Thanks.
>> Then:
>>> /mnt> mkdir servmount
>>> /mnt> sshfs servmount
>>> Cannot create WinFsp-FUSE file system: mount point in use.
>>> /mnt>
>> it fails to mount.
> A couple of things.  Windows differs from Unix/Linux (yet again!) in 
> that directories mounted upon cannot exist beforehand.  So if you 
> rmdir servmount,
>     sshfs servmount
> ought to succeed, but instead you will get "read: Software caused 
> connection abort", so supply a username@hostname and it should work.  
> The abort is some sort of problem with sshfs which I'll investigate.  
> On my machine,
>     sshfs mark@m0: /mnt/servmount
> works fine.
Yes, that works. Thank you, great feature. Maybe another interactive 
hint in this case would help.

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