Problem with using stripped cygwin1.dll built from CVS

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Tue Jun 7 23:25:00 GMT 2005


David Rothenberger wrote:

> I'm having a problem when I try to use the stripped cygwin1.dll built
> from CVS. I'm seeing this problem both with the current binutils release
> and with the previous one.
> 
> When I attempt to start bash, I get the following error message from
> Windows in a pop-up window:
> 
> "The application or DLL c:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll is not a valid Windows
> image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

Part of the new cygheap changes that cgf recently checked in, were a
number of changes/tweaks to the linker script.  It's possible that your
checkout happened in the middle of those changes, or you didn't get them
all.  Try a recent checkout.  (If you are already using an up to date
tree, then ignore this...)

Brian

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