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Re: Today's revision of pcre : possible cause of damage?

This is my fault - sorry :(

To fix this, run 
$ cd /usr/bin
$ cp cygpcre-0.dll cygpcre.dll
$ cp cygpcreposix-0.dll cygpcreposix.dll
in your shell or 
> cd path\to\cygwin\bin
> copy cygpcre-0.dll cygpcre.dll
> copy cygpcreposix-0.dll cygpcreposix.dll
in cmd/

At fault (as already explained in other terms on this thread and in
cygwin-apps) is a severe case of fat fingers and cafeine deprivation on my

The combined vigilance of the more experience Cygwin contributors & 
maintainers have lead to the permanent solution which is propagating the 
diverse mirrors as we speak.

My apologies for the inconvenience.


On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 wrote:

> Sometime in the last couple of hours I ran setup.exe and upgraded pcre and
> associated bits and pieces. Maybe I did something wrong but now there are
> real rather than virtual files as follows:
>     \usr\bin\cygpcre-0.dll
>     \usr\bin\cygpcreposix-0.dll
>     \usr\bin\pcregrep.exe
>     \usr\bin\pcretest.exe
> Also a call to less causes a "missing cygpcre.dll" error message.
> There may be other problems induced by this revision OR I really have
> suffered a moderately damaging slipped finger whilst running it. Can anybody
> confirm or otherwise? Thank you.
> Fergus
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