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Re: error trying to compile anything
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: Reini Urban <rurban at x-ray dot at>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 18:29:33 -0500
- Subject: Re: error trying to compile anything
- References: <email@example.com>
At 06:24 PM 1/16/2002, Reini Urban wrote:
> > The lines below that you, or someone else or
> > something else has installed some cygwin linked
> > executables. The real problem is they put it
> > in the wrong place. Never use C:\WINNT\ to
> > store the cygwin1.dll.
> > > Warning: C:\WINNT\ls.exe hides D:\CYG\bin\ls.exe
> > REMOVE THIS! It highly not recommended to store
> > cygwin1.dll in this location, not to mention that
> > there are two different copies of cygwin1.dll on
> > you system. Up to and including the latest
> > release 1.3.6-6 two copies of cygwin1.dll could
> > hardly coexist without trouble.
>what about "real" versioning of the cygwin.dll finally?
>perl did the half-baked thing (perl56.dll), though I heavily voted for
>the real thing that times.
>cygwin also (cygwin1.dll). why not cygwin-$(version).dll => cygwin-1.1.6.dll
>this is not FAT16 anymore. we have w95/98/ME and NT systems only.
>all support long filenames.
>duplicate dll's will be gone. microsoft dll hell will be past tense.
The issue is not as simple as just DLL names. Of course, if you want
to show us all your dandy solution, provide a patch and it will be
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