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Re: Presence of cygwin64 elements in an existing Cygwin 32 install after updating
Thanks, Ken. Good to know that, I included all troubleshooting info
and methods that I've gleaned from the mailing list over the years.
Maybe the bind-utils maintainer can offer a fix.
On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 8:21 AM, Ken Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 8/24/2017 9:36 AM, Keith Christian wrote:
>> Some Cygwin programs are failing even after reboots, re-installing the
>> faulty program, and the customary automatic rebasing (e.g. 'dig', Line
>> 1 below) after a recent update:
>> Some cygwin64 packages were installed (see line 17 below (even though
>> I am running *32* bit cygwin, installed using setup-*x86*.exe:
>> After the existing setup warned me that there was a newer one, I
>> downloaded this one before continuing with the update.
>> 08/23/2017 04:10 PM 871,955 setup-x86.exe
>> 9afd6a83bbb7dbb55805ab113e1e618e *setup-x86.exe
>> Lines 1 - 9: After the update I noticed that 'dig' wasn't working
>> properly (even after a reboot, and a reinstall of the bind-utils
>> package, and the automatic rebase invoked by 'setup'.)
>> Lines 12 - 17: cygcheck showed the following note about a missing (64
>> bit?) cygwin DLL.
>> Line 17 especially, why is there an 'x86_64' reference on a cygwin 32
>> bit install?
>> Lines 20 - 29 show a number of cygwin64 references, 108 to be exact on
>> Line 29:
>> Line 33 is additional evidence that this is the 32 bit setup program:
>> Lines 36 - 44 show more info about the setup.ini file.
>> 1 dig +short -x 127.0.0.1
>> 2 0 [main] dig (4552) C:\cygwin\bin\dig.exe: *** fatal
>> error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x612E8408/0xBA8408.
>> 3 This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions
>> of the cygwin DLL.
>> 4 Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search
>> 5 and delete all but the most recent version. The most recent
>> version *should*
>> 6 reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you
>> 7 installed the cygwin distribution. Rebooting is also suggested
>> if you
>> 8 are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
>> 9 Segmentation fault
>> 12 grep "cygwin1\.dll"
>> 13 3373k 2017/07/12 C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0
>> 14 "cygwin1.dll" v0.0 ts=2017-07-12 09:53
>> 15 3373k 2017/07/12 C:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0
>> 16 "cygwin1.dll" v0.0 ts=2017-07-12 09:53
>> 17 Missing file:
>> /usr/x86_64-pc-cygwin/sys-root/usr/bin/cygwin1.dll from package
>> 20 grep -n cygwin64 /etc/setup/installed.db
>> 21 543:cygwin64 cygwin64-2.6.0-1.tar.bz2 1
>> 22 544:cygwin64-binutils cygwin64-binutils-2.25-1.tar.bz2 0
>> 23 545:cygwin64-binutils-debuginfo
>> cygwin64-binutils-debuginfo-2.25-1.tar.bz2 1
>> 24 546:cygwin64-bzip2 cygwin64-bzip2-1.0.6-2.tar.bz2 0
>> 25 547:cygwin64-catgets cygwin64-catgets-1.1-2.tar.bz2 1
>> 28 grep -cw cygwin64
>> 29 108
>> 32 ls -l
>> 33 -rwx------+ 1 keith Domain Users 10666707 Aug 23 16:10
>> 36 head "http%3a%2f%2fcygwin.mirror.constant.com%2f/x86/setup.ini"
>> 37 # This file was automatically generated at 2017-08-22 00:14:06
>> 38 #
>> 39 # If you edit it, your edits will be discarded next time the
>> file is
>> 40 # generated. See http://cygwin.com/setup.html for details.
>> 41 release: cygwin
>> 42 arch: x86
>> 43 setup-timestamp: 1503360846
>> 44 setup-version: 2.881
>> Interested in how to remove the cygwin64 components from this cygwin
>> 32 bit system so that failing Cygwin programs work properly.
> The packages whose names start with "cygwin64" are x86 packages intended for
> cross-building 64-bit programs on 32-bit Cygwin. If you don't want them,
> you can uninstall them in the usual way by running setup-x86.exe. I don't
> think they have anything to do with your problem.
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