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RE: Missing cygwin1.dll per local install attempt

> -----Original Message-----
> From: On
> Behalf Of Scott Ehrlich
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 12:02 PM
> To:
> Subject: Missing cygwin1.dll per local install attempt
> I visited and downloaded the file to a
> folder called c:\temp\cygwin on my WinXP system.
> I ran it, selected the option to download installation files only (do
> not
> actually install) and directed Cygwin to download the files to
> c:\temp\cygwin
> Selected my preferred mirror, and selected a FULL "install".
> After all files were downloaded, I copied the c:\temp\cygwin directory
> to
> a USB stick and put it in a system not connected to the Internet.
> I copied the cygwin folder from the USB stick to c:\cygwin
> I ran setup from c:\cygwin (i.e. the hard drive) and told it to perform
> a
> local install.
> At the end, while trying to run the post install scripts, it kept
> complaining it could not find cygwin1.dll.
> After acknowledging the error a few times, Cygwin presented the
> Congrats!
> window and offered to put a cygwin shortcut on the desktop and my start
> menu.
> Why could it not install the cygwin1.dll?   I've used cygwin for years,
> and I think this is the first time I've come across this.

It does not really "install" cygwin1.dll. It's in the c:\cygwin\bin directory.

Is there anything else unusual about this "install"?


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