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Re: winmm.dll error 487 is easily reproducible

On Mar  4 05:03, Rafael Kitover wrote:
> On 3/4/2011 4:52 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mar  4 05:09, Andy Koppe wrote:
> >> On 2 March 2011 13:08, EXCOFFIER Denis wrote:
> >>> P.S.: By the way, what is the normal way to install snapshots? It is
> >>> easy to replace cygwin1.dll (keeping around the working one), but in order
> >>> to test the cygwin1 package in full (eg to check within stdio.h whether
> >>> vsnprintf is included under __STRICT_ANSI__ or not)?
> >>
> >> You should usually install the cygwin-inst-*.tar.bz2 tarball
> >> containing all the relevant headers and tools along with the DLL.
> >>
> >> There's a FAQ entry describing how to install it at
> >>
> ...
> I was just shutting everything down, going to c:\cygwin and untarring
> from msysGit.
> But apparently that's not correct because now I have stuff in
> C:\cygwin\usr\bin .
> Feature request: would it be possible to make the -inst snapshots not
> depend on the mounts so you could just untar them from cmd/winrar/7zip/msys?

You could also just create two junction points

  C:/cygwin/usr/bin -> C:/cygwin/bin
  C:/cygwin/usr/lib -> C:/cygwin/lib


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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