simply cygwin1.dll

Rolf Campbell
Thu Sep 21 16:10:00 GMT 2006

When I've had this problem, it's been a permission issue.  If you use 
wget or some other cygwin tool to download the snapshot, then it will 
not set the exec permissions.  But when you copy a file using explorer, 
it will set the exec permissions.

Christopher Layne wrote:
> May seem sort of newbish, but I just noticed that one cannot move cygwin1.dll
> into place after removing the old one. For instance, if I download a snapshot
> to some tmp directory, exit all cygwin related apps and use explorer to move
> the new dll from the tmp to c:\cygwin\bin - I'll get the standard crop of
> bad dll related failures. However if I *copy* the file (ctrl-drag) things
> work fine.  I presume this is some kind of windows dll manipulation thing or
> is it just my system?
> -cl

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