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Re: [h-e-w] Re: Unix utilities for Emacs on MS Windows

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Re: Unix utilities for Emacs on MS Windows
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 22:57:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> Yes, it works both ways. Cygwin programs such as ssh, which expect stdin 
> and stdout to be implemented by Cygwin's tty emulation will not work as 
> subprocesses of native Windows apps. And native Windows programs can in 
> some cases have problems working under a Cygwin "tty" (java running 
> under Cygwin being a famous example). There are also problems caused by 
> Cygwin's DLLs not being compatible with native DLLs of the same name and 
> causing crashes if Cygwin is in your PATH. This problem often affects 
> native ports of open source programs, giving people the false impression 
> that the native ports are inferior to the Cygwin package.

Thank you for the explanation. So I can state finally in the Tramp
documentation, that it does not run with Cygwin's OpenSSH from a
native Emacs. Up to now, it was only a guess.

Best regards, Michael.

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