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Re: ssh method on emacs W32 and ssh from cygwin

From: Adrian Phillips
Subject: Re: ssh method on emacs W32 and ssh from cygwin
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 09:34:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

    Michael> "emacs user" <address@hidden> writes: Hi,

    >> thanks adrian, so having looked at the manual, I mostly found
    >> all sorts of indications that all efforts to make this work
    >> under windows dont work, except if using the cywin-ized emacs,
    >> which I find to be extremely unstable. thanks anyway, I hope
    >> someone will figure this out soon.

    Michael> A cygwinized Emacs ought to be necessary only when using
    Michael> Cygwin's openssh. Many people use PuTTY instead, and they
    Michael> seem to be happy with.

    Michael> In your case, it looks to me like Tramp didn't reach ssh
    Michael> yet, but was fighting with the initial shell. There was
    Michael> no prompt visible at all. Would it be an option for you
    Michael> to take Windows' cmd.exe (what is the default under
    Michael> Windows XP)? Or are you starting Emacs from a bash shell?

In case this helps, look at :-

particularly the bash bit.


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