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Re: Why /usr/bin/*.dll must be executable?
On 2012-4-21 1:29, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
On 4/20/2012 1:25 PM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
From: Corinna Vinschen
Windows requires the x bit for DLLs to be loadable as executable code
into the address space of a process. As VÃclav wrote, it's a Windows
So, I had to play with "chmod -x cyg*.dll" and, of course, it
totally hosed Cygwin. I recovered by reinstalling from scratch
only after realizing that ATTRIB did not have an option to re-
establish X--we're talking XP here. So, as this is a Windows
thing, wondering how, through Windows, I could restore execute
access to the DLLs.
What's wrong with "chmod +x cyg*.dll"?
It doesn't work any more. You cannot restart a new terminal, either. You
will be trapped here.
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