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RE: 1.5.19: Install problem: cannot find cygz.dll

Joe Outzen wrote:
> I'm trying to install Cygwin (full install).  I downloaded
> the installer from, and downloaded and installed.
> The installation runs smoothly until 99% of the way through,
> when I start getting the following error:
>    xmlcatalog.exe - Unable to Locate Component
>    This application has failed to start because cygz.dll was
> not found.  Re-installing the application may fix this problem.
> I get this error repeatedly, coming from xmlcatalog.exe,
> gconftool-2.exe, and gtk-query-immodules-2.0.exe.  After
> enough clicking of "Okay," cygwin appears installed.  I start
> up bash, and I find various programs non-functional.  Some
> (I've seen ssh and emacs) generate the same cygz.dll error.
> Others (which, x) seem to not be installed.
> Reinstalling Cygwin does not help.
> Any thoughts?

  You have a non-cygwin version of xmlcatalog.exe in your %PATH% ahead of
the cygwin version, perhaps ?

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