Bug: 1.5.18: 'This application has failed to start because cygwin1.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem'
Wed Oct 12 08:36:00 GMT 2005
On Oct 10 21:29, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Glen A Coakley wrote:
> I believe this may be an instance of the error I reported in
> <http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-09/msg00552.html>. Basically, the
> PATH conversion code stops whenever it encounters an invalid element in
> the PATH. In my case it was due to strict case checking, but it seems to
> be a more general problem. Basically, the Cygwin path conversion code
> stops when it encounters a non-existent directory, and only returns the
> part of the path it's converted so far. Since in your case the invalid
> directory comes first, you get an empty PATH.
> A patch to turn off this behavior altogether is reasonably simple, but I'm
> not sure it'll be accepted. The main question is whether this behavior is
> desired. Corinna or Chris, care to comment?
This should be solved in current CVS (the general problem with non-existant
directories, not the case_check stuff).
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