cygwin1.dll problems for total newbies

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Dec 31 14:44:00 GMT 2005

On Dec 31 13:45, adrian godfrey wrote:
> Downloaded it twice because I thought it was a download problem.
> Running a .exe threw up a cygwin1.dll not found error
> I fixed the cygwin1.dll error by copying it into the windows\system32
> folder.

That's not a fix, it's a bold hack.  Don't do this.  Never.  Instead,
make sure Cygwin's /bin directory is in $PATH.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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