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Re: Unable to release - why? - SOLVED

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Unable to release - why? - SOLVED
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:56:52 -0400 (EDT)

Doug Lee writes:
> Cygwin (full install) did NOT create an sh executable or link, though
> I got at least bash and tcsh.  The following Cygwin command fixed the
> `cvs release' problem:
> ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
> Remaining question:  Should this have been necessary??

That depends on your perspective.  :-)

popen is specifically defined as running sh, so you need *some* /bin/sh.
The cygwin version seems to be ash, but bash should be acceptable.  I
would have thought that a full install should have included ash.

-Larry Jones

Apparently I was misinformed. -- Calvin

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