Fri Oct 14 14:42:00 GMT 2005
Ugh, top-posting... Reformatted.
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Kern wrote:
> 2005/10/13, Eric Blake <ericblake@XXXXXXX.XXX>:
> > >
> > > "The procedure entry point getline could not be located in the
> > > dynamic link library cygwin1.dll!"
> > What was the title of the popup box (in other words, which
> > app reported this message)?
> > getline() is not present in 1.5.18, only in snapshots. Did you,
> > perchance, install coreutils-5.90-2, which relies on a snapshot
> > being installed? We would have known that had you followed
> > these instructions, or at least mentioned which app was in
> > the popup box title.
> > > Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
> in my opition you should copy the cygwin1.dll to the winnt/system32
> directory.Ignore whatever the installer say there is an old dll in XXX
Your opinion is wrong. Not only will it make future upgrades hard, it
will also not fix the problem, since, as Eric said, this is a legitimate
message that resulted from installing an experimental version of the
To reiterate: there is *NEVER*[*] any reason to copy cygwin1.dll anywhere
but the directory mounted as /bin. Doing so will only break your Cygwin
[*] Unless you really, REALLY, *REALLY* know what you're doing.
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