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Re: winmm.dll error 487 is easily reproducible

On 3/4/2011 5:13 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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

Brilliant, thank you :)

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