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authorBen Lindstrom <>2001-05-03 22:45:21 +0000
committerBen Lindstrom <>2001-05-03 22:45:21 +0000
commit834417afa544d3521f9dbb17335d777c3a8a0b31 (patch)
tree327324ff35e5a8bd3dbc9339b6b96e23dd61644d /contrib
parenta6218b81ca335b83f970e90fe4e65b22fa1812b6 (diff)
- (bal) Updated Cygwin README by Corinna Vinschen <>
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diff --git a/contrib/cygwin/README b/contrib/cygwin/README
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--- a/contrib/cygwin/README
+++ b/contrib/cygwin/README
@@ -57,6 +57,13 @@ Install sshd as daemon via SRVANY.EXE (recommended on NT/W2K), via inetd
(results in very slow deamon startup!) or from the command line (recommended
on 9X/ME).
+If you start sshd as deamon via SRVANY.EXE you will see two
+sshd processes in the process list unless you give the "-D"
+option to sshd. That will avoid that sshd detaches from the
+controlling terminal and it will remain under process control
+of SRVANY.EXE. That allows easy killing of the service by
+using the `net stop <servicename>' command.
If starting via inetd, copy sshd to eg. /usr/sbin/in.sshd and add the
following line to your inetd.conf file: