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RE: note about recent cygwin snapshot
- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: "Eric I. Arnoth" <earnoth at comcast dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 11:02:21 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: RE: note about recent cygwin snapshot
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On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, Eric I. Arnoth wrote:
> I ran the cygwin setup.exe to install inet_utils, and found that a good
> number of cygwin apps got upgraded without my asking it to.
The "default" option in setup means "upgrade it if I already have it and
it is out-of-date." So, maybe you asked for it but didn't know it?
> I then found every Cygwin app calling the error
> "main] ? 2988 shared_info::initialize: size of shared memory region
> >changed from 21008 to 47112"
Did setup ask you to reboot? Try it. Your problem may then disappear :).
> After some judicious Googling, I found the following message explaining the
> problem as running two different versions of Cygwin at the same time:
> My only question is, how do I remedy this?
Simple. Try the above first. If that doesn't work, search your entire
hard drive[s] for cygwin1.dll, and remove the one that is not in \bin.
> Do I need to uninstall and reinstall everything?
> Is there a quick & easy way to clean this up wtihout such a major overhaul?
Yep. See above.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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