[PATCH] Cygwin: Change service name to cygsshd

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 10:12:07 AEDT 2019

On Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 5:07 PM Corinna Vinschen <vinschen at redhat.com> wrote:
> Microsoft hijacked the sshd service name without asking.

How many people use the SSH daemon from Cygwin, versus using only the
client? I did some work with the daemon with rsync and tar, trying to
link it to Linux backup systems. It was unreliable due to anti-virus
interfering with warning when upgraded, and the workarounds being
eliminated from the anti-virus software. As a server, it also had
problsm doing scp, sftp, or rsync reliably due to Windows file
locking, so it wasn't as effective or useful as one might nope.

In other words, is this a big loss if Microsoft accidentally kills
Cygwin sshd ? Is Microsoft going to use port 22? If there is a
conflict, will CygWin defer to Microsoft as the vendor and use an
alternate port?

Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

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