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Re: cygwin-1.3.20-1 breaks termcaps
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: fenk at in dot tum dot de
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 13:15:54 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: cygwin-1.3.20-1 breaks termcaps
This won't help you fix your problem, but might stop you from running into
new ones.. (see below)
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 fenk at in dot tum dot de wrote:
> On Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 17:13:20, Robert Fenk wrote:
> > On Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 10:10:47, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 fenk at in dot tum dot de wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Umm, you could provide your actual system configuration (the
> > > output of "cygcheck -svr") as a *non-compressed* text *attachment*
> > > (as per <http://cygwin.com/bugs.html>).
> > > Igor
> > Here it is the good 1.30.19-1 and the bad 1.3.20-1
> Hmm, still having the problem. After upgrading to 1.3.20-1,
> I just copied the old version of cygwin1.dll into /bin and
> it works.
> I used "strace" in order to see if there are accesses to
> /etc/termcap, but I did not find one.
> Is there a way/instruction to install a second clean and
> minimal cygwin version?
You *cannot* have two different Cygwin versions on the same system at the
same time (if both Cygwin versions are in the PATH and/or one can find
the other). You should not try to install two Cygwin's on the same machine
(unless you *really* know what you are doing - in any case no one in this
list will help you get it going (unless they are in the kindest mood
As for your problem - I can't reproduce it on my machine, so I can't help
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