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Re: SSH Environment
David E. Meier wrote:
I try the running ssh client with only the required dll's from a .net
application and without a full cygwin installation. Basically that
However, I have a problem regarding the known_hosts file: It does not
get written anywhere and therefore asks to add the key each time the
app runs. I tried to set the environment variabe to: HOME=c:\Program
Files\myApp in WinXP with a subdir .ssh already created. No luck.
Then I tried setting the HOME-variable to different values when
starting the ssh-process from my .net application using
"/cygdrive/c/Program Files/myApp", "/cygdrive/c/Program\\ Files/myApp"
or "C:\Program Files\myApp". No luck as well.
What am I missing here? Do I need more environment variables? Another
solution for setting the path of the known_hosts file?
Why would a home directory be under "Program Files"?!? "Program Files"
is a directory that contains a space in it so you might try escaping it.
Well further reading of this thread suggests that OpenSSH uses the home
directory in /etc/passwd anyway but still are ya gonna put
/cygdrive/c/Program Files/myApp in that field? I think you'll still have
a problem with the space.
I don't think you want a home directory under program files in the first
However, one trick that I do to more easily deal with the "Program
Files" think is:
$ mount -bsf "/cydrive/c/Program Files" /apps
Then it's simply /apps/<application>/<etc>. Much easier to deal with,
shorter and file name completion under bash works well with this.
Never raise your hands to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
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